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Ernest Junkins is Stricken Suddenly At His Candy Shop

The Hampton Union & Rockingham County Gazette, June 14, 1934

While working in his candy shop on Ocean Boulevard Sunday afternoon at Hampton Beach, Ernest Junkins, 7 Whitman street, Lawrence, was stricken with cerebral hemorrhage and died a few minutes later.

Mr. Junkins gave no sign of his impending illness before he was stricken and appeared to be in the best of health. Dr. A.M. Fernald pronounced him dead upon arrival and notified acting Medical Examiner James Sanders of Rye, N.H. Assistance was given by Mrs. Ruby Patterson, community nurse at the comfort station and officers William Stickney and James Monahan.

For 15 years Mr. Junkins has been a candy manufacturer in Lawrence but did not come to Hampton Beach until a year ago. He then opened a candy shop next to Coleman’s ice cream store. Besides his wife he is survived by two young sons, Ernest Junkins Jr. and Seth Junkins.

Obituary of Margaret Junkins

Hampton Union, March 17, 1989

Hampton – Margaret M. Junkins of 8 Belmont Circle died Monday, March 13, at Exeter Hospital after a brief illness.

Born in L’Etang, New Brunswick, the daughter of John and Mary (Leavitt) MacVicar, she was a graduate of the Beverly (Mass.) School of Nursing.

Prior to her marriage, Mrs. Junkins had worked as a registered nurse.

She and her husband, the late Ernest Miller Junkins, founded Margaret M. Junkins Candy Shoppe Inc. on Ocean Boulevard, Hampton Beach.

After her husband’s death in 1933 [sic, actually 1934], she continued to operate the store until her retirement in 1981.

In 1982, she was honored by the Hampton Beach Village District for being an outstanding citizen and businesswoman in Hampton Beach for 50 years.

She was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist, and a former member of the Women’s Auxiliary of Exeter Hospital.

She was a long-standing member of the Hampton Chamber of Commerce and a member of the New England Confectioners and the Hampton Monday Club.

Family members include a son, attorney Seth M. Junkins of Hampton, 11 grandchildren, 10 great – grandchildren, and a daughter-in-law Madeline R. Junkins of Portsmouth. She was predeceased by a son, attorney Ernest M. Junkins Jr. who died in 1979.

A private service will be held at the family’s convenience.

Memorial donations may be made to Exeter Hospital, 10 Buzell Ave. Exeter N.H. 03833.

The Ronald A. Remick Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Obituary of Seth M. Junkins

Hampton Union, September 30, 1994

Hampton – Seth M. Junkins, 69, of 445 Lafayette Road, long time Hampton attorney, died Sept. 27, 1994.

He was born Aug. 18, 1925, in Lawrence Mass., the son of the late Ernest M and Margaret M. (MacVicar) Junkins. and moved to Hampton at a young age.

Mr. Junkins attended Hampton schools and graduated from Hampton Academy in 1943. He was also a graduate of the University of New Hampshire, where he was a member of Phi Mu Delta fraternity. He received his law degree from Boston University.

He served the seacoast for 39 years as an attorney at law with his practice in Hampton. He also served the town of Hampton as its public attorney in the late 1970’s and in recent years.

Mr. Junkins was an Army veteran, serving in World War ll. He was a prisoner of war during that conflict having been captured by the Germans.

He was a former member of many organizations and was past president of the Hampton Chamber of Commerce from 1959-1960.

He is survived by one son, Air Force Capt. Seth M. Junkins Jr., stationed at Fort Walton, Fla.; seven daughters, Starr E. Perry of Hampton, Dawn R. Perkins of Exeter, Sunny M. Guy of Greenfield, Mass., Jill A. Sullivan of Shelbyville, Tenn., Mistey A. Reynolds of Exeter, Stacey Junkins of Hampton, and Angel Junkins of Hampton; and 12 Grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a brother, Ernest M. Junkins.

Calling hours are Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton.

Services will be private.

Memorial donations may be made to the Winnacunnet High School Scholarship Foundation Alumni Drive, Hampton, NH 03842.

Obituary of Ernest M. Junkins, Jr.

(Unknown Newspaper), September 1979

MONROE, CONN., — Ernest M. Junkins Jr., 52 of 121 Wheeler Road, died here September 17, 1979. He was born in Lawrence, Mass., April 13, 1927, son of Margaret (MacVicar) Junkins of Hampton Beach, N.H., and the late Ernest Junkins Sr.

Mr. Junkins had resided from his childhood in Hampton, graduating from Hampton Academy and High School in 1944. He attended Phillips Exeter Academy and graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1950, cum lade, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

He worked briefly at the Portsmouth Naval shipyard and then was with General Electric at various plants. He subsequently became employed by the U.S. Patent Office in Washington, D.C., while attending George Washington University Law School from which he graduated in 1955.

He practiced as a Patent Attorney in Bridgeport, Conn., for the past 24 years, eventually becoming senior law partner in the law office of Junkins & Tully in that city. He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar.

He was a resident of Monroe for over the past two decades. He was a former member of the Monroe Board of Finance and chairman of the building committee for the construction of the Monroe Fawn Hollow School.

He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Phi Mu Delta Fraternity at U.N.H. and a member of the Bridgeport Rotary Club.

Survivors include his widow, Madeleine R. Junkins; two daughters, Janie J. Ramont of Glastonbury, Conn., and Robin R. Junkins of Boston, Mass; a son Kenneth M. Junkins of Connecticut; his mother and one brother, Seth M. Junkins of Hampton, N.H.; a nephew and several nieces. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Luther C. Pierce of Monroe Congregational Church who also officiated over the internment which was in the Hampton High Street Cemetery.

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