Henrietta Marie Larkin

5/23/2018

Henrietta Marie (Bjornsen) Larkin, 98, formerly of Fair Lawn, NJ went into the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the Home of the Good Shepherd in South Glens Falls, NY.

Born on February 2, 1920 in Passaic, NJ, she was the daughter of the late John Bjornsen & Pauline Meier Bjornsen.

Henrietta was a 60 year resident of Fair Lawn before moving to Lake George 12 years ago to be near her daughter.  She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Ridgewood and a former member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Fair Lawn.  An avid traveler, she also enjoyed oil painting. She will be missed by all who loved her.

Prior to retiring in 1986, she was a payroll assistant with the Borough of Fair Lawn Board of Education for 32 years.

Loving and devoted mother of Patricia Grabley and Barbara Pierce.  Grandmother of Charles Pierce and wife Mary, Robert Pierce and Kari Roessel.  Great-grandmother of Kiya Pierce and Brooklyn Roessel.   Cousin of Warren Rybak and Mae Louise Clifton. 

The family will receive relatives and friends Thursday, May 31, 2018, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm with service following at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ. Interment will follow at Hackensack Cemetery in Hackensack.

The family would like to thank the staff of the Home of the Good Shepherd and the Community Hospice for their excellent care, friendships and compassion that they bestowed on Henrietta.  They were all very special to her.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Henrietta to Community Hospice, 179 Lawrence Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 would be appreciated.

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Henrietta was an active member of Women of Emmanuel. We shared many happy times together working on various events and social activities. I'm pleased to say I have one of Henrietta's lovely paintings, which I treasure, in my dining room. My prayers go out to the family and I say to Henrietta, good and faithful servant, rest in peace. With love, Marilyn Clark
Marilyn Clark
5/31/2018
With our love and prayers at this time of Henrietta's passing. We give thanks for her life and we give thanks that she is now at peace with God. Henrietta was a blessing to us all. From Henrietta's friends at Emmanuel Baptist Church
Rev. Judy Wheeler, Emmanuel Baptist Church
5/30/2018
So sorry about he loss of your mother. I know how it creates a big "hole" in your life. At least you know she is at peace now. Thinking of you all. Darby
Darby Colwell
5/26/2018
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