AUBURN — Rosalie Jenkins, 68, of Auburn passed away at home with her family by her side, early Sunday morning, after she fought a long and hard battle with multiple sclerosis.

Rosie was born July 10, 1949, in Lewiston to parents Merle Davis Sr. and Doris Ames.

She enjoyed family gatherings, going to play beano with her dear friend Sue Berry, going to Foxwoods Casino with her loving husband and friends. While at home, she enjoyed watching her roses grow on her hill and feeding the birds, playing games on the computer, listening to her music boxes. She especially enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and Pedro pitch.

She worked as a shoe stitcher for many years, as well as Boston House of Pizza and George’s Pizza. Most recently she worked at Roy’s All Steak Hamburgers in Auburn as a waitress.

Predeceased by: mother and father; favorite aunt, Emma Davis; and father-in-law Roland Hatfield.

Survived by: husband of 51 years, Les Jenkins, whom she married June 25, 1966; mother-in-law Barbara Hatfield of Auburn; brother-in-law Alan and wife, Kathy Hatfield, of Minot; sister-in-law Rolande and husband, Mark Wing, of Auburn; four beloved children, daughter Bonnie Hart and husband, Jim, of Auburn, daughter Deborah Jenkins of Auburn, daughter Tricia Dostie and Chris Raymond of Oxford and son Joseph Jenkins of Auburn; grandchildren, Dustin Jenkins and Anah of Auburn, Randy, Tommy and Darrin Hart, all of Auburn, Treavor Jenkins of Virginia and Ashley Jenkins of Auburn, Jacob Dostie and Kendra of Minot, Kaycie Dostie and Mandy Paige of Auburn, Tyler Dostie of Lewiston, Erik and Issicc Jenkins of Iowa and Brittnee and Rhyen of Lewiston; 20 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She is also survived by a dear son-in-law, Eugene Dostie, of Auburn; sister Pearl Standfill of California; and brother Merle Davis Jr. of Lewiston.

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