Uxbridge- Donald F. Kenadek Sr., 88, of N. Main St., passed away Tues. Oct. 5, 2021 after a period of declining health. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Clara M. (Arciero) Kenadek.
He is also survived by 2 daughters, Claudia A. Blanding of Whitinsville, and Jane A. Provost of Uxbridge; 3 grandchildren, Cristina Stacy and her husband Glenn, Sarah Provost, and Laura Provost; 5 great- grandchildren, Kyle, Katelyn, Allyson, Emily, and Xavier. He was predeceased by his son, Donald F. Kenadek Jr.; his grandson, Matthew J. Blanding, and son-in-law, Stephen Blanding. He was brother of the late Dorothy Shackleton, Richard Kenadek, and Earl Kenadek. Born in Milford, MA Jan. 18, 1933 he was the son of Joseph and Ora (Salisbury) Kenadek and lived in Uxbridge most of his life.
Mr. Kenadek was educated in the Northbridge School system and Worcester Academy. He served in the U.S Air Force during the Korean Conflict, then began working for his father’s business, South Worcester Sheet Metal as a General Manager and in the Sales Dept., retiring in 1982. Donald was mechanically inclined and loved to buy, sell, and drive antique cars.
His family would like to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at Umass Hospital for the outstanding care and support shown to both Donald and his family.
His funeral service will be held Fri. Oct. 8th at 2:30 pm in Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home will be held prior to the service from 1-2:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in Donald’s memory may be made to: the Worcester County Food Bank, 474 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 or to firstname.lastname@example.org. To leave a condolence message for his family please visit: http://www.Jackmanfuneralhomes.com
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