Sidney J. Tendler passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Sun City, Arizona, due to COVID-19 complications. He was 98 years old.
The son of Louis and Rose Tendler, he was born Sept. 9, 1921, in New York City.
Sidney was a resident of Monroe, New York, for 56 years, along with his wife Mary, now deceased.
He worked for the Monroe Post Office as a mail carrier and retired as assistant postmaster.
Sidney served in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 7th Emergency Rescue Squadron in the South Pacific during World War II.
He was entered into the New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall of Fame.
Sidney was active in the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Jewish War Veterans.
Survivors include his daughters: Lorraine McMahon and her husband George of Sun City, Arizona, and Irene Tendler of Park City, Utah; his grandchildren: Diane Sommerlad and her husband Chuck and Charles Muller and his wife Kelly; his great-grandchildren: Ashley, Colin, Kyle and Jenna, in addition to numerous nieces and nephews.
Burial will take place in a National Military Cemetery in Phoenix, Arizona with a military honor guard.
Memorial donations in his name may be made to the Wounded Warriors or with the Hudson Valley Honor Flight PO Box 375, Walden, NY 12586.