Anthony Lee Kane, 82, of North Vernon, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, at St. Vincent Jennings Hospital in North Vernon.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The Revs. Jerry Byrd and John Meyer will officiate. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. A Rosary service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sawyer-Pickett Funeral & Cremation Service in North Vernon. Visitation will be from 3:30 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Born August 20, 1932, Lee was the son of Henry C. and Clara C. Daeger Kane. He married Sheila Sprickerhoff on April 16, 1955, at St. Mary’s Church.
He graduated from Vernon High School in 1950 and was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 35 years before retiring.
Lee was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Smiling Seniors and had belonged to the National Association of Letter Carriers since 1953. He enjoyed spending time with his family, playing cards, woodworking, and square dancing.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sheila Kane of North Vernon; sons, Pat (Lisa) Kane of Greenwood, Mike (Christie) Kane of Clarksville, Tim (Lisa) Kane of Greensburg, and Jim Kane of North Vernon; daughters, Angie (Dan) James of Indianapolis, Carmel (Jay) Campfield of North Vernon, and Felicia (Richard) Vogel of North Vernon; grandchildren, Kevin, Alex, Grant, Chris, Ryan, Nathan, Maggie, Luke, and Austin Kane, Jed Campfield, Eric and Michael James, Colby, Jessi, and Xavier Vogel, Kate Brumfield, and Dylan Ralston; one great-grandchild, Camryn Kane.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Paul J. Kane.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s School Endowment or Vernon High School Endowment through the funeral home.
Friends and family are invited to light a candle or leave a message of condolence in Lee’s memory at www.sawyerfuneralservice.com.