Donald "Don" Jensen

Donald "Don" Jensen

AGE: 77 • Long Branch and Boynton Beach, Fla.

Donald "Don" Jensen, 77, of Long Branch, NJ and Boynton Beach, FL, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 in Florida. Don was born in Staten Island, NY in 1935 and proudly served as a U.S. Marines in the Korean Conflict. In October of 1962, Don married Lucy C. Mahoney and they celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary in October of 2012. He was a member (usher) of St. Michael's Catholic Church in West End and St. Mark Catholic Church in Boynton Beach, FL. Don was the owner of a Coca-Cola Distributorship in New Jersey and worked for Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, NJ following his retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Lucy; son, Mark Jensen; daughter, Laura Jensen Wahl; grandson, Connor; granddaughter, Reilly; brothers, Kenneth, Dennis & Melvin; and sisters, Joyce & Faith.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at Scobee-Combs-Bowden Funeral Home, corner of U.S. Hwy. #1 & N.E. 15th Ave., Boynton Beach, FL. A Funeral Mass will follow and be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church, 643 St. Mark Place, Boynton Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407 in Don's memory.

Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 16, 2013