Michael Gerard Sena, 79, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away May 31, 2022. Michael was born in Newark, New Jersey, on October 14, 1942, the son of Michael and Elvira “Bebe” (Barile) Sena. He attended East Side High School in Newark and earned a degree in civil engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He was drafted into the Army, serving in Korea and was honorably discharged in July 1966.
He lived in “Down Neck” Newark with his parents until they moved to Toms River, New Jersey in 1988, continuing to live there after they passed away; both are buried in the Veterans Cemetery in southern New Jersey. He was a devoted son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and helpful friend and neighbor his entire life. He was a devout and practicing Roman Catholic. He moved to Excelsior Springs, Missouri to live with his sister Kathleen and husband Eric Brintzinghoffer in November 2019. Needing extra care, he moved to a assisted living in June 2021. He was a member of the VFW and St. Ann Catholic Church in Excelsior Springs.
He is survived by his sister, Kathleen Brintzinghoffer, and New Jersey cousins.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, June 17, 2022 followed by Mass at St. Ann Catholic Church, burial at Hillcrest Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in Michael Sena’s honor to St. Ann Catcholic Church, 1503 Tracy Ave., Excelsior Springs, Missouri 64024.
Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.
Our Sincere Condolences
Kat, I’m sorry for your loss, I know it’s tough especially after losing Eric not long ago. You are in my prayers.
It was an honor to know Michael and I am sincerely sorry for your loss Kat.
You were a TERRIFIC sister and caregiver. Michael was blessed to have you in his life!
My thoughts and prayers are with you, dear friend!
Kat I am sorry that you had to ALL of this without Family there, keep up your strength Cus I love you.
Micheal was a such a kind and loving person. He was the definition of a “giver” as he loved and cared for all those around him. I will miss his laugh, his love of Italian food and his great love of family. We are all blessed from having him in our lives.
I did not have the pleasure of knowing your brother, but what a beautiful picture, so handsome.
I know this has been a hard journey and want you to know you are in my thoughts.
May your brother now find peace, the peace he deserved.
Lots of love
Your sorrow will ease with time, Kat. You are dear to our hearts and treasured by your loved ones. You Grace the lives of all who know you.