Leon B. Sensenig, 79, Burkholder Paving worker, enjoyed farming, going to church at LCBC

By on January 31, 2018

Leon B. Sensenig, 79, of Manheim, went home to be with his Lord on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018.

He was born in Ephrata to the late Allen K. and Anna M. (Burkholder) Sensenig, and was the husband of Alayne (Yeakley) Sensenig, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage.

He attended LCBC, Manheim, and was formerly a deacon and usher for Evangel Assembly of God.

Leon was formerly the owner of Blue Bell Mobile Home Park; manager of A to Z Vacuum in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; owner of the Denver Shoe store; and previously worked for Burkholder Paving. He enjoyed farming, attending church and dining out with family and friends.

In addition to his wife, Leon is survived by two sons: Robert A., husband of Marlene (Fernandez) Sensenig of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Joseph L., husband of Melissa (White) Sensenig of Carrollton, Ga.; two granddaughters: Tatianna, wife of Doug Ogden of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Maggie Sensenig of Carrollton, Ga.; a great-granddaughter: Marina Ogden; and five siblings: Lester B. Sensenig of Indiana; Lloyd B. Sensenig of Ephrata; Irene, wife of Walter Shirk of Ephrata; Clair, husband of Linda Sensenig of Akron; Linda, wife of Ray Weaver of Terre Hill.

Services were held Jan. 26 at Hammer Creek Mennonite Church, Lititz, with Pastor Arnold Wheatley officiating. Interment was in the Hammer Creek Mennonite Cemetery.

If desired, memorial contributions in Leon’s memory may be made to American Cancer Society-Lancaster County Unit, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA, 17603; or Compassionate Care Hospice, 1513 Cedar Cliff Drive, Suite 100, Camp Hill, PA, 17011,

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at stradlingfuneralhome.com.

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