Jensen, Br. Thomas Jude
Jensen, Rev. Brother Thomas Jude C.F.C. passed away on February 7, 2011. Brother Jensen was born on November 22, 1940, in the Bronx, the son of George and Mary Hermina Jensen. He entered the Congregation on September 10, 1955 and took his final vows on June 27, 1966. He attended St Anthony of Padua and Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx. Br. Jensen received his BA degree in classical language & literature from Iona College and a MA from Manhattan College. His ministry took him to
many positions including those at Cardinal Hayes High School, Power Memorial Academy, Iona Prep, Bergen Catholic High School, and St. Joseph Residence. He is survived by two sisters: Christophina and Agnes and one sister-in-law: Gwen Jensen. He was predeceased by two brothers: George A. and Hans; two sisters: Beryl and Marie. A wake will be held at St. Joseph's Care Residence Community, 30 Montgomery Circle, New Rochelle, NY on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM. A funeral mass will be held at Holy Family Church, Mayflower Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804 on Friday at 9:30 AM. Burial will follow at the Christian Brothers Cemetery in West Park, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Joseph's Residence in his memory.
Published in The Journal News on Feb. 9, 2011.