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Patricia Gale (Lant) Zensky

September 13, 1944 ~ January 5, 2021 (age 76)


Patricia Gale Zensky

September 13, 1944 – January 5, 2021


Patricia Gale Zensky, 76, of Green Brook, NJ passed away on January 5, 2021 in her home in South Plainfield surrounded by her family.

Patricia, known to most as Gale, was born in Plainfield, NJ to Kenneth Raymond and Helen Patricia Lant on September 13, 1944. Gale went to school in Dunellen. She married David Peter Zensky on November 28, 1964 at St. Johns the Evangelist Church in Dunellen, NJ. Gale graduated from Dunellen High School in August 1962 and St. Francis School of November 1964. Gale received her license as a Registered Nurse in January 1965 and worked as an RN at Muhlenburg Hospital in Plainfield from 1965 to 1977, The Sisters of Mercy at McAuley Hall Health Care Center from 1977 to 1993 and finishing her nursing career at Paramount Medical in Warren, NJ. Gale was extremely active and involved in many organizations and committees including; NJ Right to Life, Mid-Atlantic Mercy Associates, Flame of Love Rosary Group, Catholic Daughters of America, FISH Food Pantry, Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Parish including President of the Rosary Altar Society, The Lazarus Committee, Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharistic, Eucharistic Guardian and Fishes and Loaves volunteer.  

Patricia Gale is  preceded in death by her loving father Kenneth Raymond Lant and her loving mother and best friend Helen Patricia Lant

Gale is survived by David Zensky, her dedicated and loving husband of 56 years, Her Children, son Andrew Zensky,  daughter Debbie and Jeff Seider, and son Paul and Doreen Zensky. Her brother Kenneth Raymond Lant and Janice Labos. Her grandchildren Nicole Zensky Ortt, Drew Zensky, Matthew, Megan, and Jake Seider, Brianna and Lauren Zensky and her great grandson Mateo Seider. And many loving Nieces, Nephews and Cousins who Gale loved considerably.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to Our Lady of Fatima Church General Operating Fund.

The family of Patricia Gale Zensky wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Joseph Clemente, Dr. Nana Tchabo, Center for Hope Hospice, the Rosarians of OLF and the continued support and prayers of the Prayer Warriors.

Friends may visit the family on Friday, January 8 from 3:00-6:00pm at the Sheenan Funeral Home, 233 Dunellen Ave in Dunellen. A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, January 9 at 10:30am at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Piscataway. All other services will be held privately.  



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January 8, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sheenan Funeral Home
233 Dunellen Avenue
Dunellen, NJ 08812

Funeral Mass
January 9, 2021

10:30 AM
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church
499 New Market Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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