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Jenna James

March 22, 1989 — September 16, 2022

Bear, Delaware

Jenna Rose James, age 33, of Bear, Delaware, passed away on September 16, 2022, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE.

Born in Newark, DE she was the daughter of William S. James and Susan Mattson James.

Jenna graduated from the Delaware Military Academy in 2007.  She was a member of the Civil Air Patrol.  She was employed at Stoney Batter Family Medicine as a Chronic Care Management Specialist.

She enjoyed baseball, hockey, shopping, movies, and Formula 1 racing. She would plan her life around her favorite sports teams’ schedules.  She loved getting tattoos by Ms. Tina and her nails done by Tam.

Jenna will be most remembered for her beautiful smile, her infectious giggle, her willingness to help others, and her love of bourbon.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her brother Jarett D. James; her grandmother, Marianna Munyer (Ed); grandfather, Albert James, Jr. (Jane); uncles Jay James (Barbara) and William Mattson; aunt  Laura Brace (Kevin), great-aunt, Nancy James; cousins, Lexi Brace (Dan), Ashley Baker, Brooke James, Karen James, Nicole Patone, Ben James, and their families.  She is also survived by her best friends, Kristen Beblo Cobb and Jillian Rash and their families.

She was predeceased by grandfather, Walter J. Mattson; grandmother, Rhoda M. Mattson; aunt Steph Mattson; uncles, Walter G. Mattson, Charles D. Mattson, and Hugh James.

A celebration of Jenna's life will be held Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Faith Baptist Church, 4210 Limestone Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808

Contributions in her memory may be made to Breast Cancer Awareness and Epilepsy Foundation

Arrangements are by Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. ( 484-734-8100 ).  To view her online obituary, please visit www.

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