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Michael B. Venderlic

Born: Wed., Mar. 7, 1956
Died: Mon., Dec. 23, 2019


Memorial Service

10:00 AM Sat., Dec. 28, 2019
Location: Redmond Funeral Home Inc.


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Michael B. "Fat Man" Venderlic, 63, of Richland Twp.,, passed away on Monday, December 23rd, peacefully, at his home. Mike was a long time resident of Freeport. Mike was born in Kittanning, on March 7, 1956. He was the son of the late Karl B. Venderlic and Deloris Karynn (Harrigan) Venderlic-Lamendola of Texas. He worked as a equipment operator at Moonlight/Creekside Mushroom in Worthington for 20 years. After the closing of the mushroom mine, Mike went back to school and received his certification as a HVAC Technician. He worked in the HVAC industry for a number of years. Mike loved animals, especially his dogs. He enjoyed watching sports, listening to music and playing drums. He enjoyed going to his camp, fishing, gardening and being in the outdoors. Michael is survived by his wife of 3 years, Deborah A. (Zacherl) Venderlic, three step- daughters, Karie and Sean Porter, of Sanford, FL; Kristy and John Gamble, of Plum and Kelli and Jim Fahrenhold of Blawnox. Mike is also survived by four sisters, Tracey and Matt Majoc, of Natrona Heights; Jill Schott, of Hilton Head, SC; Paula Lamendola of San Francisco, CA; Jean and Bob Goss, of Frisco, TX; Mike is preceded by his first wife, Tina M. (Booher) Venderlic who passed in 2013. His father, Karl B. Venderlic and Deloris Karynn (Harrigan) and his grandmother who raised him, Alberta Harrigan. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10 am in the Redmond Funeral Home Inc. 524 High St. in Freeport, with Pastor Rob Wilson of Zion United Methodist Church in Sarver officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary's Cemetery Freeport, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to; Alzheimer's Association 1100 Liberty Avenue, Suite E-201 Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or American Heart Association PO Box 15120 Chicago, IL 60693

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Sue Hasychak
   Posted Tue December 24, 2019
I am so very, very sorry to learn of Mike's passing. We had been friends for years, but I haven't seen him in awhile. He was a wonderful, dear person and I pray he is at peace. With love to all his family and friends, Sue Hasychak

Tina Fox
   Posted Tue December 24, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers, love and hugs to you and the family.

james michael jr.
   Posted Tue December 24, 2019
sorry to hear of mike,s passing. we where neighbors in freeport and in sarver. he was a good man and friend. will be missed

Paul White
   Posted Tue December 24, 2019
My deepest sympathy to your family. Alberta and my mother were best, lifelong friends. I have very fond memories of Mike. May he rest in God’s peace.

Diane and Tex Kotchey
   Posted Tue December 24, 2019
Debbie we are so sorry to hear about Mike. May he RIP our thoughts and prayers are with you

Diane and Tex Kotchey

Kimberly (Shaner) Carlisle
   Posted Wed December 25, 2019
My deepest sympathy to Mikes' family. I remember him from Moonlight Mushroom and at one time a few of us hung out together. He was a kind person and will be missed.

Debbie McIntyre
   Posted Wed December 25, 2019
Our deepest sympathy to all. Very fun loving guy, gone too soon! RIP

darlene j brucker
   Posted Wed December 25, 2019
TRACEY AND FAMILY, YOU HAVE MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS. MIKE WAS SUCH A FUNNY GUY GRADUATE WITH HIM AN ANGEL IS SENT A HEAVEN. DARLENE (BERGBIGLER) BRUCKER

Donna and John Peffer
   Posted Thu December 26, 2019
Debbie and family,
We were so saddened to hear of the death of your beloved Michael, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and to Michael's family. Many hugs and prayers, Love John and Donna Peffer

Jamie Strazzer
   Posted Thu December 26, 2019
Uncle Mike, you will always be in my heart.

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