Doris (Wilkie) Jorgensen

July 11, 1926 ~ March 9, 2021 (age 94)


Doris Jorgensen, 94 , of Port Monmouth, passed away March 9, 2021. Doris was born and raised in Tottenville, Staten Island, New York on July 11, 1926, a daughter of the late Sadie and Conrad Wilkie. In 1942, Doris married the love of her life, Robert Jorgensen. They settled in Port Monmouth in 1959, where they raised their family. Doris enjoyed days out shopping and trips to Carvel. She was an avid Yankees fan, but would watch any baseball game that was on the television. In her quiet time, Doris could be found with a word search or a good puzzle. Doris loved to surround herself with her family, especially her grandchildren. She will be fondly remembered as a loving Mother, Grandmother and friend. 
    Doris was predeceased by her husband of 63 years,  Robert  Jorgensen, in 2005. She is survived by their 10 children; three daughters, Beverly (Bill) Schaden of Union Beach; Janis Jorgensen, of Port Monmouth; Lori (Bob) Bobak, of Florida; and seven sons; Charles (Sandy) Jorgensen, of Nevada; Douglas (Joyce) Jorgensen, of Morganville; Robert (Lisa) Jorgensen, of Pennsylvania; Ken (Kathy) Jorgensen, of Hazlet Twp.; James (Joan) Jorgensen, of Middletown; Raymond (JoAnn) Jorgensen, of Florida; and Ronald Jorgensen, of Browns Mills. Doris also leaves behind 22 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Doris was the last of  her 10 siblings.
    Due to Covid restrictions, the funeral services will be private for the family. 
 If you would like to make a Memorial donation in Doris' memory, please consider St. Jude's Children's Hospital at www.stjude.org 

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