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Raymond Sensenig

Raymond M. Sensenig

Sunday, February 8th, 1925 - Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Raymond M. Sensenig, 94, of Ephrata, formerly of Farmersville, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital.

He was born in Smoketown to the late Harry G. and Susan E. (Myers) Sensenig and was the husband of the late Janet M. (Sweigart) Sensenig who passed away in 2017.

Ray was an active member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Akron. He worked for RCA as a pipefitter for 35 years. Ray served in the US Army during WWII, was a life member of the Cocalico Post #3376 V.F.W. and a member of the I.B.E.W. Union, Lancaster. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, bocce ball and making lawn ornaments for new arrivals.

He is survived by five children, Susan E., wife of Gary D. Matson of Wyalusing, R. Gary, husband of Mary Ann (Burkholder) Sensenig of Ephrata, Vickie L., wife of Robert H. Stauffer of Akron, Jennifer L., wife of the late Jan F. Brossman of Ephrata, Gregory S., husband of Stacey (Deemer) Sensenig of Ephrata; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; a sister, Edna Walton and a brother-in-law, Roy Stricker.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Norman, Samuel, Aaron, Harry Jr., and Warren Sensenig; three sisters, Elva Steely, Mildred Stuber and infant Mary Sensenig.

A viewing will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 1 to 2 pm at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 105 N. 11th Street, Akron, followed by his funeral service at 2 pm, with Pastor Glenda Machia officiating. Interment will take place in Mt. Zion Evangelical Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Red Rose Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions in Raymond's memory may be made to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 105 N. 11th Street, Akron, PA, 17501 or Ephrata Manor Benevolent Fund, 99 Bethany Road, Ephrata, PA, 17522.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the nursing staff at Ephrata Manor and Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Trauma Neuro ICU for their kindness and compassionate care for Raymond during his stay and recuperation at their facilities.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
    105 N. 11th Street
    Akron, PA 17501
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  • Service

    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, October 12th, 2019 2:00pm
    Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
    105 N. 11th Street
    Akron, PA 17501
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  • Interment

    Mt. Zion Evangelical Cemetery
    Address not given
    Akron, PA
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Allen and Tamsen Sweigart

Posted at 09:49am
With loving memories of Uncle Raymond.
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Jody Logan

Posted at 04:55pm
Rip, HOO-RAY, how we all Miss you, every morning I walk into work and Think I'm going to see your Smiling face, and get a Hug in the morning and before I leave work.. it just isn't the same with out you.. I miss you say " Good Morning Jody may, that was my Nick Name for me, even though he asked me what my middle name was, he always referred to me as Jody May, he said he liked that better, and of course, he had a Nick Name for most of Us girls, so of course we thought of one for him, and he had always been known as HOO-RAY to us Girls, as well as the other Residents, which he loved us calling him that, and if you would for get, he would Remind you about his Nick name.. I will Miss your sense of Humor, and Your Kindness, to not just the other Residents, but to all of Us Girls.. and to his Family, just know he will be GREATLY MISSED, and just know he was a GEM, and ONE OF A KIND, you will always have a special place in my Heart, RIP HOO-RAY ( RAY) .. until we meet again...xoxo, Love Jody May, ( Jody Logan)..

Karen & Jeremy Skillings

Posted at 06:27pm
Deepest sympathies for your loss.
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