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January 26, 2012

George J. Hensz of Matamoras, PA passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Milford Senior Care, Milford, PA. He was 91.

He was born on June 10, 1920 in Narrowsburg, NY, the son of the late John and Julitta Flood Hensz.

George served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was the proprietor of Hensz’s Refrigeration and Air Conditioning in Port Jervis, NY for many years.

He was a communicant of St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, Matamoras and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #471 in Port Jervis.

George married Mary Balch Hensz who survives at home. He is also survived by his daughter Valorie Zachry and husband John of Matamoras; grandson Steven Hess of Port Jervis; sister Theresa Tebo of Narrowsburg, NY; sister-in-law Noel Balch of Matamoras; and several nieces and nephews.

George is predeceased by sisters Ruby Kemble, Florence Roberts and Irene McCooey; and brothers John, Arthur and Louis Hensz.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday January 23 at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church, Matamoras; Rev. August Ricciardi was the celebrant. Interment followed at Pine Grove Cemetery, Matamoras.

Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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