June 11, 1934 - July 12, 2020
Lendel – Edward C. Jr. 86 of Venice, Florida, former resident of North Tonawanda passed away on July 12, 2020. Edward was born in Buffalo, New York on June 11, 1934 to Edward C. Lendel, Sr. and Agnes (Hess) Lendel. Edward was a proud serviceman for over 40 years in the Air National Guard which included time served in the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He retired as a Senior Master Sergeant working as a supervisor in data processing at Niagara Falls Air Force Base. Edward officiated softball, baseball, basketball and soccer for the Western New York Umpire Association for over 40 years. After his retirement, Edward was employed as a starter at Deerwood Golf Course. He embraced many community organizations: Epiphany Cathedral Catholic Church, longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Eucharistic Minister at both churches to include serving the home-bound, the American Legion, Sikora Post, St. Joseph’s Holy Name Society, and blood donor for the American Red Cross. Edward enjoyed over 30 years of being a Buffalo Bills season ticket holder. His other interests included playing cards and an investment club. Edward’s greatest love was for his family, for whom he was their strength and guide. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 64 years, Judy (née Thomas). Devoted father of Cynthia (Randy) Szukala, Patricia (Thomas) Brosius, both of North Tonawanda, New York; Wendy (Terry Hall) Lendel of Hudson, Colorado; Thomas (Jamie) Lendel of North Tonawanda, New York; Timothy (Monica) Lendel of Amherst, New York; and Glenn (Nicole) Lendel of Valrico, Florida; grandfather of 17, great-grandfather of 18, and great-great-grandfather of one. Edward was the cherished brother of Gerald Lendel of Venice, Florida, the late Janet Kramer, the late Marvin Lendel, and brother-in-law of Karen (Joseph) Jurczak of Tonawanda, New York. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 9:30 AM in Our Lady of Czestochowa Parish, 57 Center Ave., North Tonawanda, NY. Contributions can be made in Edward’s name to – Moffitt Cancer Center Foundation 12902 Magnolia Drive MBC-FOUND Tampa, FL 33612. Live streaming of the Mass of Christian Burial will be at https://nt-olc.org/live-stream/.
Lendel – Edward C. Jr. 86 of Venice, Florida, former resident of North Tonawanda passed away on July 12, 2020. Edward was born in Buffalo, New York on June 11, 1934 to Edward C. Lendel, Sr. and Agnes (Hess) Lendel. Edward was a proud... View Obituary & Service Information
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