Barbara Jean Jensen

1944 ~ 2021 (age 77)

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Barbara Jean (Fitzgerald) Jensen, of Bradenton, FL passed away on October 20, 2021. 

She was born in Auburn, NY on April 7,1944 to Ira and Julia Fitzgerald. She was a graduate of Weedsport High School, NY Class of 1962.

She moved to Holmes Beach FL in 1987 for her love of the beach and warm weather. Each one of her children followed her to Holmes Beach, FL from NY as well.  
Barbara enjoyed gardening, sewing, crafting, shopping, spending time with her friends & family and most of all her grandchildren.

Barbara is predeceased by her parents:  Ira Rozelle Fitzgerald (Father), Julia Helen Fitzgerald (Mother) both of NY.  Her siblings: Brother: Barry Fitzgerald of Port Byron NY, Sisters: Judy Fitzgerald of Georgetown TX, Jane Youngs of Auburn NY, Betsy Tecca-DiLeo of Bradenton FL.

Barbara is survived by her Siblings: Brothers Brad Tom Fitzgerald of Savannah NY, Robert (Lucy) Fitzgerald of Victor NY, Sister Bonnie Waldron of Syracuse NY.  Her 4 Children: Diane (Mick) Koczersut of Holmes Beach FL, Douglas (Christy) France of Bradenton FL, Daniel (Brijet) France of Bradenton FL, Debra France of Lakeland FL.  6 Grandchildren of Bradenton FL: Mickey Koczersut, Maddie Koczersut, Jacob France, Jillian France, Karysn France, Kyndal France.  3 Grandchildren of Palmetto FL: Austin Hegedus, Hannah Hegedus, Will Hegedus and 14 nieces and nephews in NY and TX.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date.

Barbara was in Hospice Care since July 2020 and the family would like to extend a warm and grateful Thank You for everything they provided to her these past 15 months. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted at Tidewell Hospice, 3355 26th St West, Bradenton FL 34205.  

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Services will be announced at a later date


Tidewell Hospice
5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238
Web: http://www.tidewellhospice.org/

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