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Herbert C. Wendt, Jr.
December 9, 1931 ~ October 7, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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Of Youngstown, NY, passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2023, in Our Lady of Peace. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on December 9, 1931, the son of the late Herbert C. and Alice [Levec] Wendt, Sr.
Mr. Wendt graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1951.
He was employed at Chisholm Ryder for 35 years and later at Niagara University for over 5 years before retiring.
Mr. Wendt loved spending time with his family and enjoyed being a weather enthusiast, gardening, pistachio nuts, chocolate covered cherries, jelly beans, Chinese food and singing silly songs to his grand and great grandchildren.
He was active in the Boy Scouts and an avid Bills and Ohio State Football fan.
Mr. Wendt is survived by his wife of 68 years Ellen T. [Brunner] Wendt, they were married on September 10, 1955, his children Linda (late Keith) Palmieri, Thomas (Tina) Wendt, Jean (Robert) Burda, Patty (Ken) Anderson, Paul Wendt and Joellen (Kevin) Mearbell, eight grandchildren Amy (James) Bos, Tom (Niki) Wendt, Ryan Wendt, Morgan (Levi) Bonilla, Corinne Burda, Lindsay Wojcik, Nicholas Burda and Johnathan Wendt, three great grandchildren Leah and Emily Bos and Max Bonilla, two brothers in law George (Leta) and Dan (Elaine) Brunner, also many nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Kenneth (Ruth) and Robert (Flo) Wendt.
His family will be present on Wednesday from 3-7 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 901 Cayuga Street, LEWISTON, NY. Everyone is invited to attend his Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10 AM at St. Bernard's Church, 218 Hinman Street, Youngstown, NY.
Memorials may be made in his name to St. Bernard's Church or the Youngstown Volunteer Fire Company.
Interment in St. Bernard's Cemetery.
Visit www.rhoneyfuneralhome.com, for guest register.