Judith L. Christensen
Sutton, N.H. — Judith L. Christensen, 69, of Sap House Road died at her home on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, from complications of lung cancer. She was born on Long Island, N.Y. on Dec. 7, 1944, the daughter of Charles E. and Alois (Schepp) Kovanda. Mrs. Christensen lived in Ronkonkoma, Long Island for many years until moving to Sunapee in 1973. She resided in the Newport/Sunapee area for 35 years until moving to Sutton five years ago. She had previously worked in retail sales for several area stores including Super X Drug Stores and managing Sunrise in Silver in Claremont.
She had also worked as an agent for H & R Block and Liberty Mutual Insurance. For 19 years, Mrs. Christensen worked in the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds in Newport. She enjoyed car racing, was an avid NASCAR fan and loved to travel with family and friends. Her favorite pastime was shopping to make birthdays and Christmas special for all her family. While living in Newport, she volunteered many hours for the Haunted House on Halloween and served on the Winter Carnival Committee.
Members of her her family surviving include her husband of 44 years, Chris Christensen of Sutton; three children, Wendy Rastallis of Newport, N.H., Kellei Christensen Agostinelli and husband, Scott of Cary, N.C. and Eric Christensen of Claremont, N.H.; five grandchildren, Kraig Richards, Kristopher Kristl, Nicole Kristl, Cole Agostinelli and Devin Agostinelli; a great grandson, Kalle Kristl; her father, William, “Nippy” Commerdinger of Sutton; five siblings, Noreen Hatchett, Linda Jones and husband Richard, Sandy Hatchett and husband Tony, William (Buddy) Commerdinger and Dawn Sexton and her husband, Dwayne.
There are no calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Carolina Tiger Rescue, 1940 Hanks Chapel Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312
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