OBITUARY: William H. “Bill” Jensen, 90

WILMINGTON, MA — William H. “Bill” Jensen, age 90, a lifelong Wilmington resident, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2019.

Bill was a member of the Masons for over 60 years and was Master of Friendship Lodge in Wilmington in 1965. Bill was a respected auto body repair teacher and department head for more than 20 years at the Technical High Schools in Andover and Wakefield until his retirement in 1987.

Bill was the beloved husband of Catherine (Jaquith) Jensen for nearly 70 years, devoted father of William Jensen, Jr. & wife Mary of Norfolk, Robin Gillis & husband Bob of Scituate and Peter Jensen & wife Beth of Andover. Bill was also the loving grandfather of 15 and great-grandfather of 15. Cherished son of the late Andrew and Dagmar (Christiansen) Jensen, dear brother of the late Edward Jensen, Emery Jensen and John Coffey. Bill is also survived by his sister-in-law Charlotte Jensen of Medfield, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Visiting Hours: Family and friends will gather for a Memorial Service at the Wilmington United Methodist Church, 87 Church St., Wilmington, MA on Saturday, May 11th at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill’s memory may be made to the Wilmington United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

(NOTE: The above obituary is from Nichols Funeral Home.)

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