Blanche Wilhelmsen

Blanche Wilhelmsen

AGE: 89 • Manchester

Blanche Wilhelmsen, 89, of Manchester, NJ, passed away at Community Medical Center, NJ, on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. Born in Staten Island, NY, Blanche lived in Staten Island, NY, then New Jersey, then back to Staten Island before finally moving to Leisure Village West in Manchester in 1992. She worked in mortgage servicing for Chase Manhattan Bank, in New York, NY.

Blanche was predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Ole, who passed this August 8 2012. She is survived by her loving children, Robert Wilhelmsen, Linda Casterline and her husband Fred, Thomas Wilhelmsen and his wife Jacqueline, and Russell Wilhelmsen; her cherished grandchildren, Matthew, Eric and Kelley Kell, and great grandson & granddaughter, Benjamin and Pepper Kell. Blanche was predeceased by her grandson, Kris.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2012, from 7-9 pm, at Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home, 3010 Ridgeway Road, Manchester, NJ 08759. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home on Tuesday, November 13, at 8:15 am, with a Service to be held at 9:30 am at the chapel in the Brig. Gen. WC Doyle Veteran Memorial Cemetery, Wrightsown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Red Cross for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. For tributes, please visit

Funeral Home

Anderson & Campbell Funeral Home
3010 Ridgeway Road Manchester, NJ 08759
(732) 657-5700

Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 10, 2012