Richard Sensel

Sensel, Richard Gene entered into rest Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at St. Francis Hospital, Poughkeepsie, he was 76.

Born June 10, 1936, in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of Dr. Edward Eugene Sensel and Florence Ridel Sensel. Dick and his parents moved to Beacon, when he was 3 years old, and spent the rest of his happy life in Beacon.

On September 5, 1965, Richard married Sandra Ann Karkota, she survives him at home.

He graduated from Beacon High School in 1954, and then attended Ursinus University, PA for three years. During this time he worked part time for Texaco, Inc. in the summers from 1955-1958, he then became a full time employee in 1958 retiring in 1996, after 38 years.

Richard was an active member of The Corvette Club of America, The Early Ford V8 Club of America, Mid-Hudson Driving Association (Horses), he was a member of Beacon Engine. He was also known for his many Corvettes, and Old Fords from 1932 to 1940.

Richard is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Sandra, his 5 cats, his cousins: Joanne and Tom Norton of Long Island, Mr. Constantine Homonchuk and Maggie Bach, Miss Amanda Norton, and many, many friends.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 3, from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508

Funeral Services will be Saturday, May 4, at 10:00 am at Libby Funeral Home, Inc.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be to Mid – Hudson Cat Sanctuary 54 Simmons Lane Beacon, NY 12508

Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179

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Date Of Service
Friday, May 3, 2013 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc.

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  1. Agnes and Brian Weeks says:

    Sandra, We are very sorry to hear about Dick. We enjoyed the time we spent together on our cruise. We remember him as a very friendly person with a great sense of humor. Our prayers and hearts are with you during this sad time. Much love, Agnes & Brian

  2. Ralph Jerue says:

    Dear Sandra,It has been many years since I left Glenford Ave, and I still have fond memories of the Sensel family and the pleasure we enjoyed with the entire family and Dick\’s Corvettes. My condolences to you and your loved ones. Sincerely, Ralph

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