WILMINGTON, MA — Phyllis M. Jensen, 86, of Wilmington, passed away on Tuesday morning, January 29. She was the wife of C. James Jensen.
Born and raised in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late Oscar, and the late Rose Lundberg. Phyllis was a graduate of Woburn High School. She worked for many years at the former Woburn National Bank, retiring as an Assistant Vice President in 1999.
Phyllis was a longtime active and faithful member of the North Congregational Church in North Woburn. She served the church in many capacities, most recently as Deacon and as Treasurer of the Deacons Fund.
Phyllis was an active member of the Order of Eastern Star in both the local and state levels. She was a five-time Past Worthy Matron of the Aletheon Chapter #154 OES in Woburn, and had served as the chapter Secretary for over 10 years. She was also an Honorary Member of the Melrose Chapter #14, and a member of the Daughters of the Nile. Phyllis served as the state Deputy Grand Matron of the Massachusetts Grand Chapter in 1999; she was a Grand Representative for the Grand Chapter from 2002-2004; and was also the Grand Chapter Fraternal Correspondent in 2010.
In addition to her husband Jim, Phyllis is survived by one daughter, Wanda Callahan and her husband Thomas of Andover, one son, Alan Jensen and his wife Nancy of Port Charlotte, Florida; five grandchildren, Steven, Christopher, and Ryan Jensen, Aislinn Brandt, and Eamon Callahan; and four great grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Doris Leland and her husband Lester of Hyde Park, NY.
A funeral service will be held at the North Congregational Church, 896 Main St., North Woburn on Sunday afternoon, February 3 at 2:00 pm. An Eastern Star service will be held prior to the funeral at 1:45 pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Phyllis’ memory may be made to the Mission of Deeds, 6 Chapin Ave., Reading, MA 01867. Arrangements by the Graham Funeral Home, Woburn.
(NOTE: The above obituary is from Arthur P. Graham Funeral Home.)
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