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Evelyn A. (Kenney) Fortsch, 95, Longtime Bergenfield Resident

BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- Longtime Bergenfield resident Evelyn A. (Kenney) Fortsch died on Tuesday, Feb. 9. She was 95.

Born in Brooklyn, Fortsch was a retired salesperson for the Florence Shop men's department, in Bergenfield, after working there for 26 years.

She was a parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church and a member of both the Rosary Society and the St. John's Golden Age Club. Fortsch was also a volunteer at the Actor's Home, in Englewood.

She was survived by her son, Robert Fortsch and his wife Patricia Kieck, and her nephew Robert Kenney. Fortsch was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Robert Fortsch, and her brother, William Kenney.

Visiting hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 11, at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 South Washington Ave., in Bergenfield. All will meet at St. John's, 29 N. Washington Ave., in Bergenfield, at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12, for the funeral mass. Interment will be at George Washington Memorial Park, in Paramus.

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