Bernard B. "Bernie" Sendro


Bernard B. “Bernie” Sendro, 63 of Washington died unexpectedly Sunday-January 8, 2017 in his home.  He was born April 21, 1953 in Washington Pa. the son of the late Harry and Frances Marie Urbanik Sendro.  He was a graduate of Immaculate Conception High School and West Liberty University.  Mr. Sendro was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church where he attended Mass daily.  He was a devoted Catholic.  His faith was his foundation and he walked humbly with God.  He had a love for music and was a self-employed musician throughout the years performing in various jazz bands.  Mr. Sendro recently had begun working at the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc. which he greatly enjoyed.  He became part of the Warco family and they will miss him dearly.  He enjoyed eating and hanging out regularly at Wiencek’s Dairy Bar and Restaurant.  His friends at Wiencek’s were like family to him and they will cherish his memory.  Mr. Sendro was a true people person who would do anything for anyone.  Bernie was many wonderful things; a warm and friendly man, a talented musician, a man who loved his nieces and nephews and their children and a genuine friend to many.  He had a fun-loving heart which explains why he was loved by so many in the Washington community.  Simply put, Bernie knew everyone in town and everyone in town knew Bernie.

He is survived by a brother-in-law; Ray E. Quickel, a sister-in-law; Janet Sendro, a niece; Andrea M. Shuttlesworth, two nephews; Daniel P. Quickel and Michael A. Sendro, two great-nieces; Helen Shuttlesworth and MacKenzie Sendro, five great-nephews; Grant Shuttlesworth, Benjamin and James Quickel and Anthony and Matthew Sendro.

In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by a brother; Michael Sendro who died in 2014 and a sister; Helen (Sendro) Quickel who died in 2015.

There will be no public visitation.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday-January 14, 2017 in the Immaculate Conception Church, 119 W. Chestnut St. Washington.  Interment will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at East Katherine Ave. Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Four Gateway Center 444 Liberty Ave. Ste. 1300 Pittsburgh Pa. 15222.  Online condolences may be expressed at