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Arthur Mortensen

Arthur Mortensen, 74, of River Edge passed away on June 25, 2019. He was a retired Police Officer for the Borough of Tenafly. A Navy veteran of the Vietnam War he loved traveling around the country in his R/V. He was very involved in the Special Olympics serving as Area 12 director for Bergen County for 35 yrs. He was one of the founders of the Law Enforcement Torch Run. A lover of motorcycles he was a member of the Blue Knights and H.O.G. Devoted husband of Gail L. Mortensen. Beloved father of Tammy Pfeifle and her husband Steven and Scott Mortensen. Loving grandfather of Mackenzie Mortensen, Emma and Abby Pfeifle. Dear brother of Martin Mortensen, Jr. and the late Lawrence Mortensen.  Cherished son of the late Rosella and Martin Mortensen, Sr. Visiting at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 S Washington Ave., Bergenfield on Friday from 4-8 PM. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can made to Special Olympics New Jersey, Area 12, 1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.

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Dear Gail,
We were so shocked and saddened by the news of Artie's passing. He was such a wonderful man! He will truly be missed by all of us. With our deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences to you and your family ---
Barbara and Steve

Barbara & Steve Mintz Jun 29 2019 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. May Gif life you up and carry you during this very difficult time.

Deepest Sympathy,

Cathy Sutphin

Cathy Sutphin Jun 29 2019 12:00 AM

Rest in peace cousin.

Monaghan family Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

Dear Gail, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. My deepest sympathy to all.

Gabrielle McCrudden Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

A Lifelong Memories Basket was ordered on June 28, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

All though we didn't see each other often....with us living in Michigan. I still remember the visits to New Jersey. Rest in peace Cuz....Gail and family my heart aches for your loss, and we are sending prayers for comfort and strength.....much love from Michigan.
Dan and Connie Kelsey and family.....and Aunt Gene Hastings.

Dan Kelsey Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM


I'm very sorry to hear abut Artie. What a nice man he was!!! Remembering him at summer games riding by in his cart with a smile. Will be praying for you for strength and peace.

Joanne Underwood Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

Mrs. Mortensen - Im so sorry for your loss. He was a great person and I always highly respected him. My prayers are with you and your family .

E.J. Jahnes Jun 28 2019 12:00 AM

Gail and Family- wishing your peace and sympathy as Artie was one of the best of the best. Devoted and loving to his family and to Special Olympics, his smile and laugh always lit up a room. We will all miss his generous and kind heart. Ride on my friend... and Rest In Peace. Joanne Hunt

Joanne Hunt Jun 27 2019 12:00 AM

Chris and I were saddened to hear of Artie's passing last night really took us by surprise. He brought a smile often..he will be missed. Our deepest heart felt condolences to you and your family.

Dianne and Chris Odermatt Jun 27 2019 12:00 AM

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