Obituaries

William H. “Bill” Jensen

May 9th, 2019

William H. “Bill” Jensen, age 90, a life-long Wilmington resident, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2019.

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.

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.

Family and friends will gather for a Memorial Service at the Wilmington United Methodist Church, 87 Church St., Wilmington, MA on Saturday, May 11that 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.

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3 Entries in Guest Book for “William H. “Bill” Jensen”

  1. Jim DeLena says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am a 1975 Graduate of Mr Jensen’s Autobody class at Northeast Reg. I consider myself very fortunate to have had such wonderful shop teachers that made such a positive impact on my life. I became a Collision Repair Instructor and later a Dept Head thanks to Mr J and had a wonderful thirty year career. I often run into former students as an Insurance Appraiser identifiable by the role of masking tape on their wrist and they all have a positive story how much Mr J impacted their lives. During basic training the Drill sergeants informed us we would remember our first grade teachers, our first love and our drill sergeants forever. I know I speak for my fellow students when I say Mr J will be forever a part of us.

  2. Gayle says:

    Robin/Bill i am very very sorry for the loss of your dad this is Gayle from market basket i always loved looking forward in seeing your dad come in my line he was one of my many favorites. again im very sorry hugs.

  3. Gary Atamian says:

    My deepest condolences to all for the loss of Brother Bill.

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