Matilda Ingrao Jenschke, 93, of Upper State Street, North Haven, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at her home. She was the wife of the late Werner A. Jenschke. Mrs. Jenschke was born in New Haven on August 7, 1917; a daughter of the late Rudolph and Jennie Maddelena Ingrao. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from the former Arnold’s College, and taught Physical Education & Hygiene for the New Haven School System for 24 years and had taught Physical Education for the North Haven School System until her retirement in 1978. Mrs. Jenschke enjoyed traveling especially with Elder Hostel Continuing Education which took her to many schools throughout New England and world wide. She was a member and volunteer at the North Haven Senior Center; volunteered at the North Haven Library and was past president of the Friends Organization at the library. Aunt of Jennifer Salerno, Wanda and Suzanne Ingrao. Dear Friend of Jeffery Brenner, Amy Pepe and the Prior Family. Predeceased by brothers Michael & Salvatore Ingaro and a sister Phyllis Salerno.
Family and friends are invited to attend a mass of Christian burial in St. Barnabas Church, 44 Washington Ave., North Haven on Friday morning at 10:00. Interment will follow in the North Haven Center Cemetery. There will be no visiting hours. In lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Macular Degeneration Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, PO Box 1952, Clarksburg, MD, 20871-1952. The North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue has been entrusted with her arrangements.