Glenn R. Kendrick, 81, of Port Monmouth, died on June 14 at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. He was born in Shelby County, Alabama and lived in Springville, Alabama, before coming to New Jersey. He met the love of his life and settled in Port Monmouth in 1967. Glenn was a bus driver for NJ Transit for 30 years, retiring in 1998, and served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Glenn was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with family, driving and being outdoors. He was an admired southern gentleman with a heart of gold.
Glenn was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Doris Kendrick; his parents, Addie Howard and Alvis Kendrick; his brother, J.A. Boyd Kendrick; a son, Robert P. DeStito, Jr.; and two nephews.
Surviving are three daughters, Lorraine Mongiovi of Leesburg, Florida, Gwendolyn Campbell of Port Monmouth, Kimberly and her husband Robert Jr. Fahnholz of Jackson; five brothers, M.L. Kendrick, F.D. Kendrick, Gorden Kendrick, Ronald Kendrick, Richard Kendrick; sister, Joyce Jones; nine grandchildren, Brenda, Robert III, Gina, Anthony III, Aaron, Cara, Kurtis, Riley, Kelsey; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
John F. Pfleger Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution in Glenn’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105. For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit www.pflegerfh.com.
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