Ethel H. Jorgensen



Ethel H. Jorgensen, 89, of Medford, Ore., passed away Thursday, June 18, 2009. She was born in Providence, RI, Oct. 27, 1919, daughter of Francisco Dorsey and Alesandra Santamaria. She married Frank Jorgensen of Mesa, Ariz., Sept. 8, 1945, in Providence, RI. Later they moved to Mesa, Ariz., and eventually moved to Medford, Ore., in Nov. 2000. She is survived by her children, Kathleen (Dallas) Richardson, of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Richard (Melonie) Jorgensen, of Trail, Ore. She left behind three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and extended family in the Providence, RI area, and Mesa, Ariz. Frank preceded her in death in March 2002. Viewing will be held Thursday evening, June 25, from 5-7 p.m. at Perl Funeral Home; Funeral Mass will be Friday morning at 8:30 at Sacred Heart Church. Burial will follow at Siskiyou Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity, or to the American Heart Association, in Ethel's name.