Obituary of Thelma Senese
Thelma M. Senese, 82, of Sayre, PA went to be with her Lord on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Athens Health and Rehabilitation Center following a period of declining health.
She was born on March 28, 1936 in Philadelphia, PA, the daughter of the late John and Anna (Hood) Cleary.
Thelma was a devout and faithful Christian. Her faith was constant and unwavering. She enjoyed music and attending Bible studies. One of her favorite past-times was shopping, especially for clothes. Thelma worked for many years as a Secretary.
She is predeceased by her husband, Gerald E. Senese and sister Anna Margerum.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Gerald M. and Deborah Senese of Sayre, PA, grandsons and their wives, Matthew E. and Tiffany Senese of Sayre, PA, Jonathan and Kelsey Senese of Elmira, NY, and Timothy D. and Valerie Senese of Susquehanna County, PA, and great-grandchildren, Cassandra Abigail, Zacherey Matthew, Rylee Jade, Timothy Daniel, Elizabeth Ellen, Elise Brianne, and Catherine Grace. She is also survived by her nephew, John Margerum and his wife, Kathie Margerum of NJ, niece, Nancy Margerum Varrell and her husband, William J. Varell III of NJ, niece, Karen Margerum Hess and her husband, Joseph Hess of NJ, and niece, Cindy Margerum Vornlocker and her husband, Paul Vornlocker of NH.
A private family graveside service was held on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, with the Rev. Chris Gray officiating.
Burial followed the service in Tioga Point Cemetery, Athens, PA.
Memorial donations may be made in Thelma's memory to the missionaries she always supported: Dean and Patty Runyon, Missionaries to Guyana, C/O Bible Baptist Church, 872 Glenwood Road, DeLand, FL 32720.