Gary Jensen, Sr., 65, of 5176 Spooner Rd., Ashville, N.Y., passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pa.
He was born Oct. 7, 1947, in Jamestown, N.Y., the son of the late Edward and Mary Miller Jensen Sr.
Gary graduated from Panama Central School in 1966. He was U.S. Army Veteran in the Signal Corp, having served in Vietnam War. He was an accomplished electrician, carpenter, plumber and machinist. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and lifetime member of the Bassmasters. Gary was retired from Cummins Engine.
Gary Jensen, Sr.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Jensen of Ashville, N.Y., whom he married March 21, 1970; three sons, Richard (Karen) Jensen of Ashville, N.Y., Kristopher (Alison Moore) Jensen of Notthingham, N.H., and Gary (Rosemary) Jensen, Jr.; Newmarket, N.H.; three grandchildren, Troy Jensen and Jacob and Alexis Niles, all of Ashville, N.Y.; sister, Sally Hagg of Celoron, N.Y., Grace Gisslin of Lakewood, N.Y.; and brother, Craig Jensen Ashville, N.Y.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Edward Jensen, Jr.
No calling hours will be observed. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to the Vietnam Veterans Association. Arrangements are being handled by the Spitzer Funeral Home, Sherman, N.Y.