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Anthony Gabriel Sendrowski


Anthony Gabriel Sendrowski, 93, of Largo, FL, Passed away on Monday, February 6, 2017, at the Sable palms Health Care Center in Largo.  He was born in 1923 in Clinton, MA. He moved to St. Petersburg, FL in 1978 and then to Sun City Center in 1999.

After high school, he entered World War II when he enlisted United States Navy and served as a Bugler 1st Class on the USS Mobile, a light cruiser.   He married Frances Karsonovich in Farrell, PA on September 24, 1948.  They had met a year earlier when they were both in a wedding party. Their first home was in McDonald, OH and then they moved to Clinton in 1955. They moved to St. Petersburg, FL in 1978 and then to Sun City, FL in 1999.

A salesman by profession, his love of and his avocation in music secured him a job in music sales, which he thoroughly enjoyed until his retirement.  He played lead trumpet in orchestras and big bands through his life into his golden years.  He loved to play tennis and was an avid home chef. He was a member of the VFW, Knights of Columbus, Polish-American Club, and was an acolyte and usher at Prince of Peace Church in Sun City Center.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gabriel and Stephanie Sendrowski and his loving wife, Frances.  He is survived by his daughters, Denise Noble of Largo, FL, Joni Logan of San Diego, CA and Julie Mills of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Cheryl Dion of St. Petersburg, FL and Tim Pulnik of Apopka, FL; and great-grandchildren, Brady and Aubrey Dion of St. Petersburg, FL.

He will be interred in Bay Pines National Cemetery with Military Honors at 12:45PM on Monday, May 15, 2017.

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  • Maria Dambeck says:

    Condolences to your family Denise in the loss is your father. A genuine man , musician and patriot. Maria ❤🇺🇸

  • Cynthia Gourley says:

    Denise, My condolences to you and your family. I know what a loving and caring daughter you were. I enjoyed your sharing of memories of your father over the years. He sounded like a wonderful man. I hope you have or will have peace knowing he is with the lord.

  • Laura Kerzwick says:

    What a lovely tribute! The kids and I send our sincerest sympathy!
    Laura, Alissa and Tyler

  • Cathy Phillips says:

    Your father must have been a great guy… quite a fulfilling life. It is never easy to lose a beloved parent. You and your family are in my heart Denise.

  • Linda Salinas & Family says:

    Dear Denise,Joni,Julie, & Family, Our heartfelt condolences to all of you. Uncle Tony was a man of great talent and character who brought joy to many. May his love of music and life fill your hearts with happy memories. Hugs & prayers♡

  • Terry tinsley says:

    Denise, Thinking of your and your family. It was so good talking to you recently. I enjoyed reading about your dad’s life. It would have loved to have known him. Blessings and condolences to your family. Terry

  • Jackie Horvath says:

    My condolences & Prayers are with you . I met him when I was in the 7 th Grade and I can say that he ALWAYS made me feel welcome ! He was gentle and kind and gave great advice ! I know that my Dear friend Julie loved him beyond words and he loved her the same . Rest with God . Your memory will never be forgotten 🙏

  • Loretta & Dan Pustinger says:

    Denise,Joni,Julie. We share your sorrow and send our prayers to you and the family. What wonderful memories we have of your Dad,your Mom and your family. May He rest in peace. He spent his life bringing happiness to many and had a close relationship God. His funny stories and music will always be remembered.
    Love Loretta and Dan.

  • Debby Kohrt says:

    My sincere sympathy to you Joni, and your family. Sending my hugs and prayers to you.

  • Cathi Wallis says:

    Joni and family, my sincere condolences to you and your entire family. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers as you grieve the loss of your beloved father.

  • Brad and Francine Weber says:

    Dear Joni and family
    Brad and I were so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. I know how close you were to him and what a wonderful influence he had on your life. I hope you can find solace in knowing that you will always be his little girl and he will be watching over you.
    Our thoughts are with you
    Francine and Brad Weber

  • Patricia and Joseph Langley says:

    Denise, Joni and Julie, My heart goes out to you and your families. Uncle Tony and Aunt Fran were two of my favorite people. I know he will be missed but with great memories. Love to all of you.

  • Jo Beth Henry says:

    Rest in peace Tony. God Bless….you always made me smile….condolences to your family

  • Cabot Cove says:

    Denise,
    Our condolences to you and your family. It was an honor to have known your Dad. He is missed by all.

    Cabot Cove

  • Debbie Teigman says:

    A beautiful tribute to amazing man, husband, father, and friend. My condolences to you and your family during this time. You will find peace whenever you visit the cemetery as it is truly a beautiful place.