James Stephen Sennett, 89, of Seven Lakes, N.C., died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital.
He was born in St. Marys, son of the late Clifford J. and Catherine F. Sennett. Following graduation from Penn State University, he was employed as Sales Manager for Stackpole Inc. He was an avid golfer, friend to all, a man of integrity and always a gentleman. He was a devoted husband and a loving father.
During WW II, he served in the Army Air Corps with the 319th Bombardier Squadron and was involved in combat duty in the Mediterranean Theatre.
He is survived by his wife Verna, daughter Kathleen, son John, 3 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Rita Sennett Ritter and Mary Catherine Sennett.
A memorial service for James Stephen Sennett was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 at the Seven Lakes Chapel in the Pines, with the Rev. Don Welch officiating.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Parkplace Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060; The American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312; or The Kidney Trust, 1350 Bayshore Hwy, Ste. 777, Burlingame, CA 94010.