Steven R. Kenderes, 78, of Lowber, formally of Wall, passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Sept. 6, 1943, to the late Stephen and Minnie (Merrick) Kenderes. Steve married his high school sweetheart, Lucille, and together they had three children, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Steve is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lucille (Szedon); and children, Deanna (Jeff) Caporaso, Rena (Vic) Carosella and Steven (Julie) Kenderes; grandchildren, Ryan, Aly (J.R.), Josh (Ashley), Anthony (Lauren), Steven, Lauren; great-grandchildren, Luca, Adalynn, and Johnny, with another great-grandchild on the way; siblings, Carol (Denny), Suzi (Mike), Jim (Debbie), Larry, and Michale (James); granddog, Saydee; and numerous nieces and nephews. Steve cherished his time with his wife, children and family. He was an avid gardener and loved to bake and can. He was known in the community for his nut rolls, cabbage rolls and jelly. He had the biggest heart and loved to feed everyone. Steve worked for Westinghouse Electric in East Pittsburgh until the plant closed and then retired as a machinist at Gratton Fabricating & Welding in Adamsburg. The Kenderes family would like to extend their utmost appreciation to the nurses, doctors, and the hospital staff at Jefferson Hospital's ICU, who took care of him his last few weeks. Per Steve's wishes, there will be no public visitation and in lieu of flowers, please donate to your local food bank. Arrangements entrusted to the J. WILLIAM MCCAULEY JR. FUNERAL HOME, West Newton. Condolences may be left at www.mccauleyfuneralhome.com
Published by Tribune Review on Dec. 6, 2021.