Edward C. Sennewald, Sr.
August 27, 1928 ~ September 4, 2016
Edward Carl Sennewald, Sr., 88, of Norwalk, passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2016, in Venice, Florida.
Born in Stamford, CT, on August 27, 1928, he was the son of the late Barry and Gertrude Barnes Sennewald.
In his later years Ed loved spending time in Florida. He went every day to the beach to feed his feral cats and to enjoy the company of many friends he made through the years at the North Jetty in Nokomis Florida. Known as the” CAT MAN” he was loved by all. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Ed is survived by his three children, Linda Sennewald of Venice, FL; Edward Sennewald, Jr. and his wife Vanessa of Gainesville; GA, and Sally Sennewald of Venice, FL, brother, John Swanson of Virginia Beach, VA, sister, Sandra Lowe of Norwalk, CT, sister-in-law, Dorothy Holland Morris of SC, and by several nieces and nephews. Ed is also survived by his good friends, Florence Caporale and Laura Barrett of Venice, FL.
In addition to his parents Ed is predeceased by his wife, Louise Holland Sennewald, stepfather; Edwin Swanson, sister, Dorothy Sennewald Memale and brother, Barry Sennewald.
Friends may call Tuesday, September 13, from 4:00 to 7:00PM at the Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 14, at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, 81 Riverside Avenue, Norwalk.
Contributions in Ed’s memory may be made to: St. Francis Animal Rescue, 1925 South Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293. www.stfrancisarfl.org