Gordon J. Senft

WINDSOR Gordon J. "Jake" Senft, 84, passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013, at his home. He was the husband of Pauline M. (Saylor) Senft. The couple was together for 23 years. A celebration of life tribute service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, January 28, 2013, at Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, with Certified Celebrant, Betty Frey, officiating. A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Full military rites will be provided by the York County Veterans Honor Guard at the funeral home. Private burial will be in Paddletown Cemetery. Born September 11, 1928, in York, a son of the late William and Irene (Schaffner) Senft, he retired from Olin Corp. in 1991 after 31 years of service. Jake was an avid Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles fan and enjoyed woodworking, flowers, and especially spending time with his granddaughters, Taylor and Kaylee. Mr. Senft was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of WWII. He had been a member of Grace Lutheran Church, York. In addition to his wife, Mr. Senft is survived by two sons, Paul and James Senft of York; a stepson, Randy Barnhart of York; a daughter, Brenda Doll of Glen Rock; a stepdaughter, Tammy Snyder of Red Lion; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Frances Sigel of Dover and Phyllis Grove of Lewisberry. Memorial contributions may be made to York Cancer Patient Help Fund, 25 Monument Road, Suite 194, York, PA 17403; or to American , 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com

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Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Home
35 Gotham Drive Red Lion, PA 17356
(717) 244-6991

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Jan. 26, 2013