In Memory of Leo Chester Jensen

February 22, 1939 - December 18, 2020

Resided in New Hartford, NY


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Leo Chester Jensen, 81, of New Hartford, died December 18, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

Leo was born February 22, 1939 he was predeceased by his parents Josephine and Russell Jensen. Leo lived and worked at Bob’s Evergreen with his very special second family Robert and Theresa and daughter Phyllis Garguilo for 35 years until Robert and Theresa passed away. Leo then became part of the Stressel family home and remained there until his passing.

Leo was a happy man and always had a smile on his face and a joyful hello and was always looking for a way to help. Leo enjoyed many different activities in his later years, he enjoyed, going to the beach, fishing, painting, animal parks, theme parks, aquariums and watching classic movies. Leo Leaves behind his special friends Phyllis Garguilo, John Houser, Sheryl and Steve Stressel and the many new friends he had at The Arc Riverside Day Habilitation. A special thank you to his Riverside friends for all the cards and gifts sent to St. Elizabeth Hospital while he was hospitalized, they cheered Leo up and they were greatly appreciated. Leo’s happy personality will be sadly missed by everyone that knew him.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Rescue Mission of Utica, NY.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 at Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, 13 Oxford Rd. New Hartford. Entombment in Resurrection Chapel Mausoleum will follow.