John A. Kendall, 75

February 18, 2009

MARCH 19, 1933-FEB. 16, 2009

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - John A. Kendall, 75, of Browns Mill Road, died Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at his home.

Born March 19, 1933, in Jacksonburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late Glenn and Blanche Jackson Kendall.

He worked as a carpenter for 25 years for Brechbill and Helman Construction Co. in Chambersburg.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

He was a member of Heidelberg Church in Marion, Pa.

He is survived by his wife, Dolly V. Dorty Kendall, whom he married Feb. 28, 1953; three daughters, Michele M. Alvarez of Marion, Pa., Tammy L. Myers of Carlisle, Pa., and Jill K. Oberholzer of Waynesboro, Pa.; one son, John J. Kendall of Egg Harbor, N.J.; three sisters, Wilma Sipes and Naomi Androchek, both of Chambersburg, and Dixie Hoover of McConnellsburg, Pa.; one brother, Jackie Kendall of St. Thomas, Pa.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by five brothers, Wilbert Kendall, Jerry Kendall, Stanley Kendall, Ronald Kendall and Don Kendall.

A memorial service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Heidelberg Church, Marion. Pastor Adam Leeper will officiate.

Burial will be private.

There will be no viewing.

The family requests the omission of flowers.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 384 Floral Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Arrangements are by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, Pa.

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