Leroy H Sorensen

Born: Thu., Oct. 18, 1934
Died: Mon., May 8, 2017


Memorial Service

7:00 AM Mon., May 15, 2017
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., May 15, 2017
Location: Peterson-Blick Funeral Home, Inc.


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Leroy H. Sorensen, 82, of Warren, died Monday, May 8, 2017, at Olean General Hospital.  Leroy was born at home on Page Hollow Road, October 18, 1934. He is the son of the late Henry and Rosella (Anderson) Sorensen.

In his youth, Leroy worked at Bob Holmes Gulf Gas Station and graduated Warren High School in 1953.  He served in the National Guard from 1954 to 1957; and worked as a Maintenance Machinist at GTE Sylvania from which he retired after 38 years.  Leroy was a former member of the First Church of God and the First Church of the Nazarene.

A very talented mechanic, Leroy could fix anything.  For twenty-two years, he and his wife enjoyed wintering in Silver Springs, FL.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret (Hennessy) “Cutsie” Sorensen, the love of his life; one daughter, Kathryn Owen, and husband, Bob, of Scandia, PA; and two sons, Rick Sorensen, of Warren, PA, and Don Sorensen, and wife, Tami, of Warren, PA;  five sisters, Emily Tuller, of Russell, PA, Gladys Still, and husband, Robert, of Warren, PA, Rose Ann Hennessy, of Warren, PA, Joni Phelps, and husband, Stanley, of Warren, PA, and Julie Mahan, and husband, Bob, of Warren, PA; two brothers, Curtis Sorensen, of Warren, PA, and Denny Sorensen, and wife, Dawn, of Warren, PA. He also has six grandchildren, Karly Sorensen, Katie Owen, Chris Owen, Lisa Owen, David Sorensen, and Darren Sorensen; five great-grandchildren, Malysia Sorensen, Ava Sorensen, Anthony Sorensen, Aria Sorensen, and Liam Sorensen; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Peterson - Blick Funeral Home, Inc, 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, PA, on Monday, May 15, from 5 to 7 p.m., at which time a memorial service will be held there with Rev. J. Maier, pastor, First Church of the Nazarene, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial contribution should consider Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365, or Warren Public Library, 207 Market Street, Warren, PA, or a charity of choice.

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Joan & Chuck Dickinson
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
We were so saddened to learn of LeRoy's passing this past Monday. We have some good memories of years gone by with "Cutsie" and LeRoy .
May good memories comfort you in the days to come and may the Lord strengthen you as only He can in times of such loss.

Don Bowser
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
To all my friends in the Sorensen family, I want to extend my most sincere condolences. I have so many happy memories of the fellowship I shared with the family. You made me an "Honorary" family member as I shared so many birthday parties at each of your homes. I wish it were possible to be there and share with you but Texas is just too far away. Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May God's blessing be with you in the coming days. You are loved Don&Shirley

SUSAN SHARP
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
I have no words that can begin to express how i feel...I can still see him smiling at me when ever i saw him..i will miss and love him forever..I am so sorry aunt Cutsie, Kathy , Rick and Don...you all are in my heart , always..

Dan & Gwen Ristau
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
Cutsie,Kathy,Rick & Donny,

We will sure miss Leroy's smiling face and sense of humor.....heaven has a new bright star. Our hearts go out to the whole family. He will be missed by many.

Love to the entire family of Sorensen's, we are so sorry for your loss.

Jim Lynch
   Posted Fri May 12, 2017
To the family of Leroy,

You have all lost a wonderful man. But, I am sure you know that. I knew him during the few years I worked at GTE. He was a skilled and busy worker. He was honest and humble. I remember constantly reminding him that he looked like John Denver. He would just smile back at me. Good guy. Jim Lynch.

Bill Grove
   Posted Fri May 12, 2017
I am saddened by the loss of my friend and a great man, Leroy. It was always a great moment when i would run into him while working at Sylvania. My thoughts and prayers are with Leroy's family. The whole world has lost a dear man. RIP my friend and will see you on the other side.

Tammy (Natale) Jensen
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss. I loved Leroy; he was a wonderful man! Every time I picture his face, it's always with a smile. In case I'm not able to attend the viewing, I wanted to let you know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. My very deepest and sincerest sympathies.
Tammy

Sharon and Ron Sudano
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
Dear Aunt Cutsie, Kathy, Rick, Don and families,

We are very sad to hear about Uncle Leroy's passing. I have such good memories of Uncle Leroy as he was very kind, caring & happy...you couldn't help but smile when you were around him. We are not able to attend the memorial service as we are out of town this week, but are praying that God will give you comfort, strength and peace at this most difficult time.

Love, Sharon & Ron

Barry & Margaret Wright
   Posted Wed May 24, 2017
We send our deepest sympathy of the passing of your brother Leroy. May God Bless you and the family.

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