Michael Andrew Sendrick Sr., 90, of Larksville passed away peacefully Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Plains Township.
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He was born April 25, 1924. He was the son of the late Anthony and Anna Zifchak Sendrick.
Michael was a graduate of Larksville High School and served in the U.S. Navy on a minesweeper in the South Pacific during World War II.
He retired from Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. after 25 years; prior to that, he was a supervisor at Singer Sewing Machine Co., Pittston. He was also affiliated with Andrew Strish Funeral Home, Larksville.
Michael was a life member of St. Anthony's Church, Larksville, where he was active in its Holy Name Society and served as an usher.
He was an avid Penn State fan, who belonged to many civic and social organizations including SCORE, the Taurus Club and Kingston Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 283, where he served as past post commander. He also provided transportation for Deborah Hospital patients.
Michael was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, the former Lillian C. Marckegiani Sendrick; a sister, Dorothy Pilvelis; and brothers, Joseph, Andrew and Anthony Sendrick.
Surviving are his daughters, Sharon Hurley and her husband, William, Keysville, Va.; and Rosemary Petrasek and her husband, Joseph, Martinsburg, W.Va.; sons, Michael A, Sendrick Jr. and his wife, Gail, Mays Landing, N.J.; and Richard Sendrick, Kingston; grandchildren, Scott and Ryan Sendrick, James and Jennifer Hurley, Derek Sendrick and Alyssa and Meredith Petrasek; great-granddaughters, Lea, Ana and Juliana; sister, Mary Siberski, Delaware; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday from Andrew Strish Funeral Home, 11 Wilson St., Larksville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. in St. John the Baptist Church, with the Rev. Gerald Gurka officiating.
Interment with military honors will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery, Courtdale.
Family and friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Monday.
Published in Citizens' Voice on June 14, 2014
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