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Jean Adele Bensen

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Jean Adele Bensen Obituary
Jean Adele Bensen

AGE: 85 • West Orange

Jean Adele Bensen died peacefully, and was taken to her heavenly home, on November 16, 2017 in West Orange, NJ. She was 85. Born in Jersey City to the parents of Charles & Borghild Thompson, Jean had one brother, Charles Thompson. Gladys (Jensen) became Jean & Charles' stepmother after the passing of Borghild. Step-siblings Bruce and Beverly became a welcome addition to the family.

Jean is survived by her brother Charles, daughter Beverly Streit and her husband Jim, daughter Barbara Teasdale and her husband Jim, son Alan and wife Lisa, and daughter-in-law Kimberly Bensen, 12 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Jean is predeceased by her husband Edward, her eldest son Mark, and her grand-daughter Julie Teasdale.

A memorial service is being planned for early 2018. Donations in Jean's memory can be made to the Angel Fund c/o The Cliffs at Eagle Rock, 707 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange NJ 07052 or at For more information or to send a message of condolence, please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on Nov. 23, 2017
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