John Kendralla III, 67, of Greensboro passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 16, 2019 while on vacation in Abingdon, Virginia. Born July 12, 1952 in Waynesburg, son of the late John and Elizabeth (Kocerka) Kendralla. He was a member of the former Holy Family Roman Catholic church and the former Saint Ignatius of Antioch Roman Catholic Church. At present he was a member of Saint Matthias Parishes of Greene County. John retired after more than 30 years from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. He was hired as a laborer and retired as the Greene County Maintenance Manager. He was a present member of the Muddy Creek Investment Group and was past member of the Greene County Memorial Hospital Board of Directors. He was presently an Emeritus member of the Greene County Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, past member of the Greene County Planning Commission, past member of the Greene County Transportation Committee and was an active member of the Point Marion Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1932. John is survived by his beloved wife Shelda (Widdup) Kendralla whom he married on August 17, 2006. He is also survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Loretta and Thomas Lewkowicz, brother-in-law, Richard Widdup, sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carolyn and James Brothers, stepdaughter, Kyla Gray, two step grandsons, Kyle and Colin Gray and fiancée Meagan Watson, step great grandson, Kaleb, step great granddaughter Leia, four aunts and uncle: Rose Kendralla, Ruth McDowell, Helen Kocerka, George and Mary Louise Kocerka. Also mourning John’s passing are a niece and nephew and their families, godson, Denzil McIntire, two “Just because they are”godsons, Bart and Jayce Donley, many cousins, dear friends, the guys of The Bears Den and his loyal canine companion, Luke. Family and friends are invited to attend a gathering to honor John’s life on September 8, 2019 at the Greensboro Monongahela Fire Department located at 104 T451, Greensboro, between 2:00 and 5:00 pm. Interment will be on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in Monongahela Hill Cemetery, Greensboro. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances may be made in John’s name to Colby’s Stars Foundation, 112 Bedilion Rd. Waynesburg, PA 15370, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 600 Waterfront Dr., Ste. 210, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or the Athletic Department, Mapletown High School, 1000 Mapletown Rd., Greensboro, PA 15338. Arrangements are under direction of Louis E. Rudolph funeral Home, Point Marion. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.louisrudolphfuneralhome.com
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