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Theodore J. Kender “Ted”

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at age 95.  Beloved husband of the late Helen (nee Sniedziewski).  Loving father of Thomas (Linda), Gerald (Ernestine), Joseph, Marciana (Francesco) Vella and JoAnne.  Dear grandpa of Kelly (Tony) Lewkowski; Nicholas (Eva), Nathan (Kristina), Daniel (Christina) and Alycia Kender; Elizabeth (Ben) Zehnpfennig and Christopher Vella.  Great-grandpa of Lucas, Blake, Eliza, Cooper and Stella.  Brother of Joseph, Casmir (Ann), Genevieve Janka and Irene (Louis) Marton.  Further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Visitation will be held Sunday from 4-7 PM at the funeral home, with a Prayer Vigil at 7 PM.  Funeral services Monday at 9:30 AM from the funeral home to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 3100 S. 41st St., for the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM.  Entombment St. Adalbert Cemetery.  Ted was a proud US Army veteran of WWII.  The family would like to thank the staffs of Clement Manor and Allay Home Hospice for their care.  If desired, memorials to the Veteran’s Honor Flight are suggested.


  • Mark, Vicki & Jenny Kelley says:

    Tom,Linda,Kelly, and Tony: You have our heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your father and grandfather. Although we did not know him he had to have been a great guy to have raised such a loving son as Tom. Thinking of you at this sad time.

  • Joseph, Karin, Jake, Alexandra and Josie Vella says:

    Dear Marcy, Frank, Elizabeth and Christopher and family, Joe and I just wanted to express our deepest sympathy in the news of your dad/grandpa passing. He was always so kind to all of us. We know that sometimes there are many things we are not able to find the words to say but please know that our hearts are with you at this very difficult time. Sending our deepest sympathy at this sad time.

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