Lloyd (Sam) Samual Rendell

Passed 10/07/2020

Obituary for Lloyd (Sam) Samual Rendell

Age 72, passed away suddenly on October 7 at the Halifax Infirmary with brothers Ray and Keith by his side.

Born in Cartwright, Labrador, Sam was the son of the late George and Flora (Bird) Rendell. Sam grew up on the Shore Road in Eastern Passage and in his youth, he played many sports, especially hockey. The New England Patriots and Toronto Maple Leafs will always remind us of Sam. Sam loved listening to music, especially Dutch Mason, dancing, playing board games, socializing and reading.

There are many stories of Sam and his brother, Keith, cruising in and around Halifax Harbour. Episodes on the “Ship of Fools” are legendary such as losing anchors and floating away from the dock in EP with Keith’s dog. Other chapters in Sam’s life include “The Pickle Barrell” at the Crick and “The Lily Front” in Lunenburg.

At family gatherings, there was always lots of laughter when Sam told stories. (What was true was often questionable!) His greatest joy was being with his nephews and their children. Sam had a heart of gold. He touched the lives of many people and will be truly missed.

The family would like to acknowledge the wonderful care by the staff at Precision Health Group and his good friends Jack M. and Kevin T.

Sam is survived by his sister Verna Senchuk, brothers, Ray(Melanie) and Keith(Agnes) Rendell. Nephews Tyler Senchuk(Mernie) their son Anthony (BC); Jamie(Michelle) their children Tori and Chelsea Rendell; Kevin(Nicole) their children Riley and Maia Rendell; Trevor (Jessica Best) Rendell; Jesse Rendell; sister-in-law Ellen Philips; Niece Leslie(Shawn) Rodgers their children Ethan and Addison, ON; many cousins and his former wife, Barb Finlay. He was predeceased by his parents, brother Greg, brother-in-law Reg and nephew Lee Senchuk.

A celebration of life will be held at The Buffalo Club, 625 Cow Bay Rd., Eastern Passage, Saturday, October 17 at 2 p.m. where friends and family can share memories. Provincial COVID-19 protocols will be in place for your safety. Wearing a mask until seated is mandatory.

Memorial donations can be made to a charity of choice.

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I recently learned of Sam's passing. I worked closely with Sam many years ago. He was a wonderful colleague and friend to me. In fact, he paved the way for me to get my first job with Drug Dependency. I. have thought about Sam many times and will always remember him with great fondness. My sincere condolences to his family.
- Laura Nichols
My sympathy to all. Rest easy Sam - 'City of Angels'
- Wendy larose
My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Rendell family. I am caring for my mom and aunt and for COVID reasons will not be attending the gathering on Saturday........Ellen Phillips
- Ellen Phillips
Ray, Keith and all the family, please accept my condolences for Sams passing! Had a lot of fun and laughs with Sam over a lot of years and my friend Gary Cameron as well who was a friend of Sam as well! Rest Easy Buddy! Long time friend Jerry Edwards!
- Jerry Edwards
So sorry to hear about Sam ,my thoughts and prayers to his family .
- Len Ede
Lost touch over time,can still see that smile R.I.P Sammy. Frank Kilgar
- Frank Kilgar
Nicole and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you.
- Allana Loh
I was notified of Sams passing by a friend in Halifax. My condolences to Sam's family. Sam was best man at my wedding in 1977. I moved to Vancouver soon after and lost touch over the years. But Sam was fun to be with and we shared many a drink together. Wish I had seen him one more time.
- Peter Godwin
Keith and Ray. Saddened to here of Sam's passing. prayers to all of you at this difficult time.
- Darryl Naugle
Ray and family, Very sorry to read of your brother Sam's death.Our sincere condolences to you and all your family. Bob and Alice Annett
- Bob Annett
Ray. I read of Sam's passing. My condolences to you and the family. Lynn
Ray...So sorry to read of Sam's passing. Take care Old Buddy....Bill Murphy
- Bill murphy

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