Diane Hensel

Diane V. Hensel (Veilleux )

Sunday, May 28th, 1950 - Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Diane V. (Veilleux) Hensel, 69, of Bristol and formerly of Enfield, entered into eternal life with loved ones at her side on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT. She was the beloved wife of 48 years to George J. Hensel and daughter of the late Lionel and Madeline (Roy) Veilleux. Diane was a graduate of Enfield H. S. Class of 1968. Prior to retiring Diane was employed over 20 years in food service for the Enfield Public School System. In her leisure time she enjoyed day trips, vacationing with family, taking trips with her husband and sister, but her greatest joy was spending time with the grandchildren. She was a parishioner of Holy Family Church.
In addition to her husband George, she is survived by her two children Jennifer (Hensel) Davis and husband Daniel of Enfield and George J. Hensel, III and Christine Passler of Grafton, MA, her three beloved grandchildren Tori Davis, Addison Hensel, and Shelby Hensel. As well as her sister Shirley Tschinkowitz of Bristol, and her brother and sister-in-law Mr & Mrs David Veilleux of Nevada, her sister-in-law Marie Hensel of Enfield, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Besides her parents she was predeceased by a brother-in-law Lawrence Tschinkowitz.
Relatives and friends may gather with her family on Sunday, November 17, 2019 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield. Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. from the funeral home to Holy Family Church (St. Jeanne Jugan Parish) for a 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Broad Brook. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure, P.O. Box 650309 Dallas, TX 75265-0309 or Patient Access Network Foundation P.O. Box 30500 Bethesda, MD 20824.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 17th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Sunday, November 17th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels
    43 Shaker Road
    ENFIELD, CT 06082
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  • Service

    Monday, November 18th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Monday, November 18th, 2019 10:00am
    Holy Family Church
    23 Simon Road
    ENFIELD, CT 06082
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    Fr. Mathew Kappalumakkel
  • Interment

    St. Catherine Cemetery
    Rye Street
    BROAD BROOK, CT 06016
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rosalie mikalonis

Posted at 02:13pm
in deepest sympathy to Diane Hensel family.

Rosalie and Bill Mikalonis


Posted at 12:18pm
George, so sorry for your loss. I remember Diane from working at he Holy Family Bingo on Wednesday nights. Such a wonderful friendly person. May she rest in peace.


Posted at 06:30am
No words can express what Diane meant to me — a special person and a very special part of my life since I was a little girl. I honor you for your strength. I will miss you so much and will always be there for George and the kids. Love you Marie.


Posted at 10:42pm
I will love you forever! You are the best that ever happened to me and I am not ever going to be the same without you. I will keep you in my heart forever.
Love you

Lisa Rogers

Posted at 03:47pm
Auntie you are very special to me and always will .

Virginia Rogers Posted at 11:56am

Dear George, her loving husband and blessed loving Family, we extend our heartfelt sympathy and prayers to all of you, and to Diane’s loving sister Shirley. Diane and Shirley had a beautiful relation, with their families being so close. Diane was a loving lady and will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love Will and Virginia Rogers

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