Kathryn Sensenich, 92, Watt & Shand worker, retired from LGH, enjoyed cooking, baking

By on May 21, 2014


Kathryn Fern Sensenich, 92, formerly of Lititz, passed away May 19, 2014 at Lancashire Hall, where she had been a resident for four years.

Born in Rheems, she was the daughter of the late Hobart and Elizabeth Ober Brubaker. A former resident of Baltimore, Md., she moved to Lititz at the age of 21 to marry the late Chester Sensenich (1998).

A member of the Lititz Church of the Brethren, Kathryn worked as a buyer at Watt & Shand and later worked at Lancaster General Hospital before retiring at the age of 75.

A loving and caring mother, her joy in life was her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an avid reader and gardener and she also enjoyed playing tennis and volleyball in her younger years. An exceptional cook and baker, she found happiness in teaching her daughters and granddaughters how to cook.

Kathryn is survived by her children: Douglas Sensenich, Lititz, and his companion, Lori Brandt, Mt. Joy, Curtis Sensenich, Lititz, Donna Sandoe, Lititz, Dale Sensenich, wife Kathleen, Lititz, Linda Sensenich, Mt. Joy; six grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; and a sister: Nancy Fifer of Maryland.

She is preceded in death by her brother: Carl Brubaker; and sister: Peggy Musser.

A viewing will be held on Friday, May 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Richard H. Heisey Funeral Home, 216 S. Broad St., Lititz. A Celebration of Life Service, with Reverend Robert D. Kettering officiating, will be held on Saturday, May 24 at the Lititz Church of the Brethren, 300 W. Orange St., Lititz, at 11 a.m., with a viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Longenecker Brethren Cemetery, Lititz.

Kathryn’s family is thankful for the staff at Lancashire Hall for all of the kindness and care they showed their family. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Kathryn’s memory to Lancashire Hall, 2829 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601.

To send online condolences to the family, visit: richardheiseyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements handled by Richard H. Heisey Funeral Home, Lititz.

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