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Evelyn Jensen

AGE: 70 • Forked River, NJ

Evelyn Jensen (nee Edwards), 70, of Forked River passed away on Friday, February 24, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was a brilliant and caring woman who will be sorely missed.

Born on November 30, 1946 in Ocean Port, NJ to Mervin and Lida Edwards, Evelyn came to Forked River in 1974 and worked as a clerk for over 30 years for Galen's Paint and Decorating in Bayville and Makay's in Waretown. She was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed crafting, scrapbooking, and gardening. One of her favorite activities was garage sale hunting with her close friends.  She went out of her way to help others and always looked out for those in need. 

Evelyn was predeceased by her parents and leaves the love of her life, Arthur, to whom she was married for a happy and joyous 46 years and her pride and joy, her son, Walter and his wife, Wendy.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 10:00 am -12:00 pm at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 North Rt. 9, Forked River, NJ 08731. Cremation was private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Evelyn's name to a would be appreciated.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 26, 2017
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