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Constance Jorgensen

Constance Jean Jorgensen

Saturday, April 29th, 1933 - Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Obituary

Saratoga Springs, NY – Constance Jean “Connie” Jorgensen, 86, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Samaritan Hospital in Troy.

Born in Berlin, NY, Connie was the daughter of the late Harold and Martha (Packard) Jorgensen.
She was a graduate of Berlin Central High School and later Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in Troy. Following graduation, she was employed by Samaritan Hospital and then the VA Medical Center in Albany for 5 years before joining the U.S. Air Force, where she served as a nurse until her honorable discharge in 1976 with the rank of Major. She then returned to VA Hospital in Albany where she continued to work as a nurse until her retirement in 1997.

Connie loved skiing, especially at Mt. Snow; was an avid NY Yankee fan and a fan of the University of Connecticut Women’s Basketball team. She was a member of the Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association and the Society of Air Force Nurses.

Connie was the sister of the late Robert “Bobby” Jorgensen and is survived by two nieces, Dana Hockenbury of Jacksonville Beach, FL and Sharon Giglia of Marion, MA; one nephew, Todd Jorgensen of Middleburg, FL, grand-nephew Joseph Hockenbury of Jacksonville, FL and grand- niece, Katherine Hockenbury of Jacksonville, FL.

Friends are invited to visit with Connie’s family on Friday, August 30, 2019 from 10 am until 12 pm at the Thomas M. Barber Funeral Home, 66 Armsby Road, Petersburgh. A graveside service with Air Force honors will immediately follow the visiting hours at 12:30 pm in the Berlin Baptist Cemetery, Berlin, NY.

For those wishing to remember Constance in a special way, please send a donation, in her memory, to the Society of Air Force Nurses, Inc., P.O. Box 681026, San Antonio, TX 78268-1026 http://safn.org/
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 30th, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Thomas M. Barber Funeral Home
    Address
    66 Armsby Road, PO Box 361
    Petersburgh, NY 12138
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  • Service

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 | 12:30pm
    When
    Friday, August 30th, 2019 12:30pm
    Location
    Berlin Baptist Cemetery
    Address
    Route 22
    Berlin, NY
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    A graveside inurnment service will be held at 12:30 pm with military honors as accorded by the United States Air Force in recognition of the 30 years of service given to her country by Major Constance J. Jorgensen USAF, (Ret)
    Officiant
    Rev. Randall P. Patterson
  • Interment

    Location
    Berlin Baptist Cemetery
    Address
    Route 22
    Berlin, NY
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Affiliations

  • Crucifix
  • Nursing
  • US Air Force

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I knew Connie when I was a kid. Sorry to hear of her passing.







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Todd

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