SURFSIDE BEACH—Albert John Senes Jr. died March 8.

Al Senes was born Feb. 5, 1942, in Baltimore City, Maryland to Albert John Senes, Sr. and Florence May Senes (Schroeder).

He graduated from Bladensburg High School in Bladensburg, Maryland, where he met his future wife, Ruth Alice Britt. He and Ruth had two children together, Suzy and Steve.

Al worked in the grocery department of Giant Foods prior to becoming a police officer with the Prince Georges County Police Department.

He served on the force for 22 years and achieved the rank of detective sergeant.

The Senes family lived in Prince Georges County and Calvert County Maryland. Al and Ruth vacationed annually in Myrtle Beach, and upon their retirement, they moved to nearby Surfside Beach where Al lived until his death.

He was predeceased by Ruth in 2005.

He is survived by daughter Suzanne (Suzy) Marie Jayroe (Robert) of Pawleys Island; his son Stephen (Steve) Wayne Senes of Surfside Beach; grandchildren, Aaron Jordan Jayroe (Cortney Bonn) of Myrtle Beach and Allison Kaye Jayroe (Cody Watson) of Pawleys Island; a sister Florence May Jones (Bruce) of Port St. Lucie, Florida; brother Kenneth Charles Senes (Aleda) of Eufala, Alabama, nieces and nephews Jennifer Beasley (Alex), Jessica Archer (Jamie), David Senes (Natalia) and John Senes (Nell) and their children.

Al was fun, loving and devoted to his family and friends and his death leaves a huge void in our lives. We will miss him terribly.

A memorial service was held March 14 at Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church in Pawleys Island.

Memorial gifts can be made to Holy Cross Faith Memorial Episcopal Church, PO Box 990, Pawleys Island, South Carolina 29585.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.

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