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Melvin Christian Jensen

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Melvin Christian Jensen

AGE: 82 • Monroe, NC

Melvin Christian Jensen, Sr., 82 of Monroe, NC passed away Thursday evening, Aug. 14, 2014 after a rich and full life. He was born Aug. 4, 1932 at home, 69 Clay St, Milltown, NJ, son of the late Louis Theodore and Anna Goodman Jensen. He resided in East Brunswick, NJ till 1989, and then retired to North Carolina. Melvin was an U.S. Army Veteran and proudly served his country during the Korean War. He worked 32 years for NJ Bell / Lucent Technologies of New Jersey. He lived in Union County, NC for the past 25 years.

He is survived by his wife, Eileen Dunn Jensen, 81 and sister, Dorothy Blanchard, 93 of Albuquerque, NM; sons, Melvin Jr., Jack, Robert and wife Aimee, Craig and wife Patty, Alan; daughters, Cheryl O'Malley and husband Kevin and Karen. Melvin has six grandchildren, Carter, Carly, Morgan, Dylan, Cody and Jessica.

The family will receive family and friends at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel with services beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Chris Baucom officiating. Entombment will follow with military rites at Forest Lawn East Cemetery. Condolences may be offered online at Arrangements for the Jensen family are entrusted to Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel.

Published in Home News Tribune on Aug. 18, 2014
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