1922 – 2013
Putnam, CT – Dorothy (Miller) Jensen, 90, of Chapman Street, died Saturday March 16, 2013. She was the loving wife of the late Albert Jensen. Born in Springfield, MA, and raised in Palmer, MA she was the daughter of the late Emil and Helen (Walz) Miller.
Mrs. Jensen worked as a waitress for Publick House for 22 years. She enjoyed watching the Red Sox and loved her cats, raising over 50 during her lifetime.
Dorothy is survived by her sons, Eric Jensen of New Castle, OH, and Carl Jensen of Springtown, TX; her daughters, Jean DeGioia of Garrison, NY, Norma French of Putnam, CT, Nancy Thornton of Woodstock, CT, and Patricia Jensen of Putnam, CT; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her daughter Christine Merceri.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Dorothy’s family on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam with a funeral service at 6:30 pm in the funeral home. Burial in Oak Knoll Cemetery in Palmer, MA at a later date. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com