Obituary of Marie E. Jensen
Marie E. Jensen, 92, of Jackson passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at Bella Terra by Monarch in Jackson. She was born and raised in East Orange and had lived in Massachusetts after marrying her husband, Donald and they moved to New Jersey in 1969 to raise their family. Marie took great pride in being a Licensed Practical Nurse. In 1969, she worked for the State of New Jersey at North Jersey Training School in their nursey and later retired from New Lisbon Developmental Center. Marie was the past president of the LPN Association. After her retirement, she lived in Leisure Village West and Bella Terra, and she truly enjoyed both communities and their bus trips. Marie loved to see the world and took great pleasure in traveling to New Zealand, Australia, and Bali. Every night at 8:00 PM, Marie could be found watching her two favorite shows, Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune, followed up with a phone call to her friend, Doris. She was a devoted mother and grandmother and her family will forever cherish their beautiful memories of her.
Marie is predeceased by her husband, Donald Jensen; and siblings, Jack Groves and Frank Dury. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Clarke and her husband, Jay of Freehold Township; and granddaughters, Emma Clarke of Freehold Township and Paige Clarke of Washington State.
Visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Friday, April 8, 2022 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her 10:30 AM Funeral Mass on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Co-Cathedral of St. Robert Bellarmine, 61 Georgia Road, Freehold Township. Interment will be in Restland Memorial Park, 77 Deforest Avenue, East Hanover on Monday, April 11, 2022 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marie’s name can be made to a charity of your choice. For information, directions, or to leave condolence messages to the family, please visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com