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CENKY, John J. Age 94, of Dayton, passed away Wednesday, June 25, 2014. John was born July 3, 1919 in Grindstone, PA to the late Andrew & Julia (Wascak) Cenky. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Dorothy (Mayberry) Cenky in 2003; 12 brothers & sisters; and by a grandson, Jeffrey. John was a member of St. Rita Catholic Church. During WW II he served in the U. S. Army Air Corps, he was a member of the American Legion and retired from General Motors with 38 years of service. John is survived by three daughters, Patricia Anderson, Sharon (Jerry) Williams & Pamela Richards; eight grandchildren, Kyle, Christopher, Beverly, Johnnie, Nicholas, Bryan, Rob & Lindsey; 11 great grandchildren; and by numerous nieces, nephews & cousins. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by Rev. Fr. Kenneth Baker at 10:00 a.m., Monday (6/30) at St. Rita Catholic Church, 5401 N. Main St., Dayton. Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Sunday (6/29) at the GEORGE C. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, Northridge Chapel, 5040 Frederick Pike at Needmore Road, Dayton. If friends desire, contributions may be made in memory of John to either St. Rita Church or to The Hospice of Dayton. To send a special message to the family, please visit

Published in Dayton Daily News on June 27, 2014
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