Emily Jensen Oberlin, 85, beloved wife of the late Alan F. Oberlin, of Elim Park Baptist Home, Cheshire, passed away Feb. 22, 2010 after a brief illness. She was born in West Haven a daughter of the late Peter C. and Ella A.D. Petersen Jensen and had resided in West Haven during her youth and Hamden from 1947 to 2007 when she moved to Cheshire. Emily was a lifelong active member of the Trinity Evangelical Free Church of Woodbridge where she sang in the choir and was a Deaconess. She graduated from West Haven HS, and Larson Jr. College, and was a legal secretary for the firm of Bronson & Rice for 20 years prior to her retirement. She is survived by her two sons, Rick and his wife Kathleen Oberlin of Rocky Hill, Paul Oberlin of Hamden, and a sister Muriel Jensen MacKenzie of Rocky Hill. She was predeceased by a sister Eleanor Jensen. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. in the Nelson Hall of Elim Park Baptist Home, 150 Cook Hill Rd., Cheshire. Arrangements in care of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be sent to the Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 33 Center Rd., Woodbridge, CT 06525.

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  1. Paul, Rick and Kathy, Wendy and I send our condolences for your loss..we had such a great life for so many years at the beach.. And I know Mom and Dad enjoyed Emily and Al’s friendship all year long in their younger days. WE had tentative plans to attend the service today but woke up to heavy snow and Daso stylistd didnt want to risk a long day in the car..We will be in touch. Jeff

  2. Rick & Paul, It’s been a long time since we lived & played together on Moulton St, but I remember Auntie Em well. Milk, cookies & running through the gladiolus garden. Visiting at Meig’s Point in the summer. What a life! Mom (Joan) and I send our condolences to you and your families. Our thoughts are with you.

  3. Sincere regrets that we were unable to attend the Service for Emily yesterday, which our daughters attended and reported as being quite wonderful. The nice turnout was testimony to the wonderful life she led and the many people who share our sympathies in her passing. love, millie and peter

  4. It seems like yesterday that we we all at Miegs and having a grand time. I will always cherish the time spent with Al and Emily. Happily they are together again. Our deepest condolences, Peter and Paula Brink.

  5. Rick & Paul, It’s been a long time since we lived & played together on Moulton St, but I remember Auntie Em well. Milk, cookies & running through the gladiolus garden. Visiting at Meig’s Point in the summer. What a life! Mom (Joan) and I send our condolences to you and your families. Our thoughts are with you.

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