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William J. Hensler Jr.

OCEAN PINES — William John Hensler Jr., 83, died Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at his home. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late William John Hensler Sr. and Margaret Heimbach Hensler. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Hoffman Hensler and children, Robert Hensler of Selbyville, Del., Thomas Hensler and his wife, Susan, of Melbourne, Fla., William T. Hensler of Payson, Ariz., and Kathleen M. Hensler of Bel Air, Md. He was preceded in death by his sons, John and Mark Hensler, and daughter-in-law, Barbara Hensler. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Christina, Andrew, Nicholas and Jacqueline Hensler.
Mr. Hensler was a graduate of Loyola College in Baltimore, and had worked for many years in construction and equipment sales. He was an Army veteran and a member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, chapter 9053, was Past Grand Knight and Past Faithful Navigator.
A Mass of Christian burial was held Monday, Aug. 27, at St. Luke Catholic Church on 100th Street in Ocean City. The Rev. William Porter officiated. Private interment was Tuesday, Aug. 28, the Maryland Eastern Shore Veteran’s Cemetery near Hurlock, Md. In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory may be made to Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, N.Y. 10018 or Coastal Hospice at the Ocean, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Md. 21804.