Robert E. Sentz Sr., 93, of Messiah Lifeways Retirement Community, passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018. Born in Elizabethtown, he was the son of the late Seth J. and Esther (Brehm) Sentz. Robert was the husband of Beatrice Mae Sentz who passed away on April 25, 2017.
Robert retired at the age of 90. Throughout his working years he was employed at Paul A. Martin Construction, Warren Snyder Construction, Aaron Longenecker Construction and Messiah Village. He was a lifetime member of the Carpenter’s Union and former member of Crossroads Church in Mount Joy and Gideons International. Robert enjoyed traveling and camping.
Surviving are three children, Shirley Wilkins, wife of Archie of East Berlin, Fern Keener, wife of Ronald of Elizabethtown and Robert Sentz Jr., husband of Eileen of Mount Joy; twelve grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; two brothers, Richard Sentz of Messiah Village and David Sentz, husband of Jean of Hellam; and a sister, Naomi Hoffstetter, wife of Oren of Mount Joy.
A funeral service honoring Roberts’s life will be held at Messiah Village Chapel, 100 Mt. Allen Road, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 11 AM. Family and friends will be received at the Chapel from 10 AM to 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International, 2222 Town Square North, Manheim, PA 17545.