Andrzej Sendyk

SENDYK, Andrzej

January 15, 1939 – May 5, 2021

Andrzej Michal Sendyk passed away peacefully in his home on May 5, 2021, at the age of 82 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his sons, Martin and Michael; his daughters-in-law, Gerri-Lynn and Meaghen; his grandchildren, Nicholas and Ava; and the many friends that he made during his life.

Always curious and seeking knowledge, Andrew made bold moves to care for his family and improve their lives.  He was a devoted husband and wonderful father.  Andrew had a kind and gentle way about him.  He loved hiking and the outdoors and always had time for his grandchildren.  Andrew was also a brilliant scientist and engineer.  Always innovative, an author of numerous patents, he even ran his own communications company over the years.

A Private Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, 1600 Acadia Dr. SE on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 11:00 am (MT).  His remains will be buried in Poland.

Due to the pandemic protocol, a maximum of 10 people will be allowed to attend the Mass.  Masks and social distancing are mandatory.

Those wishing to partake in the Service via the live broadcast, please contact the family for the video link.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to Calgary Meals on Wheels (5759 – 80 Avenue SE, Calgary AB, T2C 4S6 ) where he actively volunteered for over a decade.

Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Andrzej’s obituary at https://www.countryhillscrematorium.ca/

8 Obituaries

  1. Louise and Ed Conway

    Our sincerest condolences go out to the Sendyk families. Andrew was a gentle kind man and will be truly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Rest In Peace Andrew.

    • Angela & Carl

      Martin & family. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Your dad was a kind, gentle man that always had a smile on his face. Sorry for your loss. Keep his memories alive. God Bless
      Hugs & kisses! Ly

      • Michel Herzig

        Sincere condolences to the Sendyk family.
        From the Ephesians 4:1-6…Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love…describes well the Andy I have met at Extreme Engineering. Thank you Andy for your example; thank you for your help. All the Best to you and your family.

        • Darlene and Scott Skemer

          I recall first meeting Andrew in the late ’80s at his home in Ottawa. He was friendly in a genuine way, had a twinkle in his eye, a slight chuckle, and he was very curious about my life and interests. I am sure he responded that way to all of his sons’ high school friends. Years later, when I was visiting Calgary with my late husband Timothy, Andrew invited us into his home, where we enjoyed a heartwarming afternoon. He was a generous man who demonstrated warmth and kindness with ease and who showed his love and pride for his children and his beloved wife Teresa in the affectionate ways he gazed in their direction and in the tender words he used when speaking of them. In my most recent visit with him, he was equally delightful and warm. Andrew (Andrzej) was an exceptionally special man. I will forever remember him with fondness and admiration. Our thoughts and prayers are with Martin, Michael, and their families.

          • Lillian Petrusa

            Dear Martin and to the Sendyk family,
            Please accept my heartfelt condolences on the passing of your father. It is never easy to lose a parent, no matter their age. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

            • Mark & Jan Tayles

              Martin and family

              Our deepest sympathies to you during this time. We had never met Andy, but it sounds like he was a man of science & nature. Noble traits that he undoubtedly passed down and that the world needs desperately more of today.

              Sincerely, Mark & Jan

              • Barry Buternowsky

                I’m sure Andy touched many people during his very creative life. I worked with Andy at Extreme Engineering in Calgary. My office was adjacent to his. Even though Andy was by far more knowledgeable than myself, he would patiently explain his designs and thoughts. He was always willing to spend time to learn from others. We would spend many hours discussing algorithms, signal processing concepts, and implementation ideas. I’ve often thought about our discussions since then. He will be missed.

                • Sandy Bartley

                  All of us at Calgary Meals on Wheels would like to share our condolences with family and friends of Andrew and we are truly sorry for your loss. Andrew was a cherished member of our volunteer team and we were blessed to have him for over ten years. His significant contributions to our organization and service within his community will be honoured and remembered always.

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