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April 3, 1942 - August 21, 2021

A Mass will be held at 3:30 pm on September 8, 2021 at Nativity Catholic Church, 5220 Johnson Street. Viewing is also Wednesday, September 8, at Valerie Panciera’s Landmark Funeral Home, 4200 Hollywood Boulevard from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. He will be interred at South Florida National Cemetery on Thursday, September 9, at 10:00 am.

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KENNETH JAMES RENDA, 79, of Hollywood, passed away after a long battle with cancer on August 21, 2021. Born in Bronx, New York, his family moved to South Florida in the early 60’s. Kenneth was very protective of his sisters and had a great love for his family. He later joined the Army and proudly served in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief and door gunner. After his military service he returned to Florida working in sales and raising a family. Kenneth, also known as Kenny, had a love for airplanes and helicopters. His prize possession was his Corvette and he owned four throughout his life.

He was predeceased by his beloved parents Eugene Anthony and Genevieve Martinelli Renda, his sister Janet Renda Seacrist and her husband Kenneth Lee Seacrist and his nephew Alton Carver. He is survived by his sister Arlene, son Kenneth, granddaughter Melody, nieces Catherine Seacrist Carver, Christina Seacrist and Mara Shaffer-Torres, nephew Matthew Seacrist, great nieces Mallory and Isabella Seacrist, Christina (Michael) Karcher and Jasmin Suarez, great nephews Brandon Seacrist, Michael Seacrist and great-great nieces and nephew Peyton Seacrist, Gianna Donati and Noah Karcher. He is also survived by his vet brother John Michael Carver.

A Mass will be held at 3:30 pm on September 8, 2021 at Nativity Catholic Church, 5220 Johnson Street. Viewing is also Wednesday, September 8, at Valerie Panciera’s Landmark Funeral Home, 4200 Hollywood Boulevard from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. He will be interred at South Florida National Cemetery on Thursday, September 9, at 10:00 am.