Joan C. Jensen
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Lifelong resident of Wilmington; 65
WILMINGTON -- Joan Carol (Adams) Jensen, age 65, a lifelong resident of Wilmington, died peacefully on November 12, 2012, at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, following a lengthy illness.
Joan came into the world on Christmas Day, December 25, 1946, in Lowell, MA, she was the cherished daughter of the late John and Barbara (Gates) Adams. Joan was raised and educated in Wilmington, and a graduate of Wilmington High School with the Class of 1964.
Prior to retiring in 2005, Joan was employed as a Claims Officer for the U. S. Air Force at Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford. Joan was a dedicated, responsible, and faithful employee, for over 40 years and a wonderful co-worker.
Joan was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary in Wilmington for a number of years and was always there to lend a hand.
In her spare time, Joan enjoyed shopping, playing with her dogs, and taking trips to Atlantic City with her family and friends.
Joan was the beloved wife of Arthur W. Jensen, and devoted mother of Andy Jensen, both of Wilmington, she is also survived by her beloved dogs Poncho and Matto.
JENSEN -- Graveside services will be held at the Wildwood Cemetery, Wildwood Street, Wilmington, on Tuesday, November 20th at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Joan's memory may be made to the Methuen Animal Care and Adoption Center at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844-2052. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., Wilmington. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com
Published in Lowell Sun on Nov. 18, 2012