Date of death: 8/3/2020
Saint Meinrad Class: O 1951
Lawrence R. Sennish, 94, residing in Sandusky, passed away early Monday morning, August 3, 2020 at The Commons of Providence following a brief illness.
Larry was born on March 6, 1926 in Kelleys Island, OH to the late Andrew and Justine (Onyak) Sennish.
Larry graduated from Sandusky High School in 1944 and St. Meinrad’s Seminary in 1947. He was a Veteran of the National Guard serving in WWII. He retired as a Production Control Manager from the former New Departure Hyatt after 43 years of service. Larry was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where he was the head usher for several years. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, American Legion, and served on the St. Mary’s school board. In his spare time, he enjoyed boating, fishing, gardening and spending time with his family and friends.
Larry is survived by his daughters, Jeannie Lutz of Sandusky and Marie (Brian) Heath of Sandusky; sons, Len (Judi) Sennish of Nashville, Jim (Jody) Sennish of Huron, Ed (Annette) Sennish of Sandusky, Marty (Lisa) Sennish of Huron, Bob (Tammy) Sennish of Sandusky, Ron (Jackie) Sennish of Sandusky and Jeff Sennish of Sandusky; 21 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, Larry is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann (Metzger) Sennish on September 7, 2011; son, John in infancy; sisters, Mary Lenyo and Annette Dankelson and brother, Elko Sennish.