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Fireman Darryl Jenkins honored for 50 years of service

PARSIPPANY — Mayor James Barberio presented Darryl Lee Jenkins with a certificate of recognition for 50 years of service at the Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 3. Jenkins joined the Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire Department on August 17, 1967.

He has provided fifty years of faithful and honorable service as a member of District 3 and has taken his sense of service to his community to an even higher level by serving in all officer positions including Chief from 1972 to 1974 and from 1983 to 1985, and as Commissioner from 2003 to present. He has continually demonstrated bravery, professionalism and commitment to our community.

Darryl Jenkins and his wife Carol live in Lake Parsippany.

He is the father of Darryl, Jr. and Scott, proud grandfather of Christopher, Ryan and Emily, has earned the respect of his family, friends and colleagues

The certificate of recognition read:

Whereas, Darryl Lee Jenkins, a dedicated and skilled firefighter, joined the Lake Parsippany Fire Company District #3 on August 17, 1967; and

Whereas, Darryl Jenkins has provided fifty years of faithful and honorable service as a member of District 3 and has taken his sense of service to his community to an even higher level by serving in all officer positions including Chief from 1972 to 1974 and from 1983 to 1985, and as Commissioner from 2003 to present. He has continually demonstrated bravery, professionalism and commitment to the community; and

Whereas, Darryl Jenkins served as delegate to the 106th, 129th, 131st, 132nd and 134th annual conventions of the State Fireman’s Association. He is currently the Chainnan of the Fireman’s Relief Association; and

Whereas, Darryl Jenkins exemplifies all the attributes of a selfless human being, foregoing his own wants, needs and desires in order to serve residents and businesses of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills for the past 50 years; and

Whereas, the recipient of the Outstanding Civic Contributor and President’s Awards, Darryl Jenkins has demonstrated his further responsibility and service to the community as a volunteer with tl1e Boy Scouts of America and Little League baseball; and

Whereas, , Darryl Jenkins, the proud husband of Carol, father of Darryl, Jr. & Scott, proud grandfather of Christopher, Ryan and Emily, has earned the respect of his family, friends and colleagues.

Now, Therefore, I, James R. Barberio, Mayor of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, do hereby acknowledge the important contributions made by Darryl Lee Jenkins and express sincere appreciation and gratitude for 50 years of loyal service as a firefighter in the Lake Parsippany Fire Company District #3.

Dated this nineteenth day of December, 2017

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Frank L. Cahill
Frank L. Cahill
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town and Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board.
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