Judith M. Paulsen, 84, of Griggstown passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Judith was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY where she graduated from Fort Hamilton High School. She spent many summers and weekends in Griggstown growing up and moved there permanently in 1957 after marrying the love of her life Carsten. She raised her family and was adored by all the neighborhood kids of Sunset Hill. She was known as Aunt Judy but most of all, everyone's "Bestamor".
She worked at Chase Bank in Manhattan and over 20 years at Management Planning Inc. in Princeton.
She was a longtime member of Bunker Hill Church.
She is predeceased by her parents Jens and Madeline Olsen, her children Cheryl and Steven, a sister Doris Fredholm (Richard), and a brother Ronald Olsen (Priscilla).
She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years Carsten Paulsen, son James and wife Stacey, son Christopher and wife Rose, and daughter Meredith and husband Michael Mangini, seven grandchildren James Jr., Kristen (Aaron), Emily, Bara, Sean, Michael Jr., and Dakota, seven great grandchildren Hannah, Landon, Lauren, Hailey, Brooklyn, Brayden, and Madilynn, and several nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00pm on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Bunker Hill Church, 235 Bunker Hill Road, Griggstown, NJ.
Family and friends are welcome to call starting at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Bunker Hill Church.
Arrangements are under the direction of M.J. Murphy Funeral Home.