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1933 Rev. 2020

Rev. Alexander B. Sinclair

March 9, 1933 — September 23, 2020

Live stream can be found at this link
There will be two live stream events. The rosary will be livestreamed and is scheduled to be prayed at 12 pm on Sunday, September 27. The live stream will not show up until we start recording. If you don't see the video from the link around 12:00 pm you may have to refresh the page until it shows up. The second live stream will be of the Mass which is scheduled to begin at 11 am on Monday, September 28. Again you will not be able to access the video until we start recording.
Rev. Alexander B. "Sandy" Sinclair, 87, passed away peacefully on September 23, 2020. Family and friends will be received for visitation from 1-4 pm Sunday, September 27, 2020 at Muehlebach Funeral Care, 6800 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO. Please remember to practice social distancing and face masks are required. Due to current health concerns linked with COVID-19, a Private Mass of Christian Burial and Virtual Mass will be held at Visitation Parish, Kansas City, MO. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to Assumption Abbey of Ava MO and Bishop Sullivan Center.
Fr. Sinclair was born March 9, 1933 in Brooklyn, NY. He attended Visitation Elementary, Rockhurst High School, Georgetown University, and St. Thomas Seminary, Denver, CO. Fr. Sinclair was Ordained in June of 1957 and served St. Columban Parish, Chillicothe, MO, Christ the King, KCMO, Sacred Heart Parish, Warrensburg. From 1962 to 1968, Captain Sinclair served in the US Air Force as a Chaplain ministering to troops and civilians in Da Nang, Vietnam. Upon returning from his service in Vietnam Fr. Sinclair continued his education receiving his Masters Degree in Political Science from Georgetown University. He then began his campus ministry at Georgetown University and UMKC. Following campus ministry Fr. Sinclair returned to Parish ministry serving as Pastor of St. Patricks Parish, Holden, MO, Holy Trinity, Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Raphaels Parish, and St. Gabriel Archangel Parish and Coronation of Our Lady Parish. He engaged with his parish communities for a lifetime, was known for his Latin mass, and could be heard whistling a hymn most everywhere he roamed.
Fr. Sinclair valued education, was an avid reader and enjoyed playing the piano. He had a wit so dry that if you didnt listen carefully, you would miss the punch line. Fr. Sinclair also had a keen appreciation for a shared meal and a good single malt scotch. If he wasnt feeding a crew one of his famous fried chicken dinners, Fr. Sinclair could be counted on to bring the cheese, cracker, and good wine. Birthday celebrations could score Murray's chocolate flake fromage and chocolate chip cookies. He is survived by his brothers, Dr. Richard, Martin and Paul Sinclair; many nieces and nephews and extended family. His family extended beyond the Sinclairs to many loving parishioners. Sincerest thanks to the team at Saint Lukes Hospital and Bishop Spencer Place for their dedication and loving care.
Visitation Muehlebach Funeral Home

Sunday, September 27, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

6800 Troost AvenueKansas City, Missouri
Directions Mass of Christian Burial Visitation Church

Monday, September 28, 2020

11:00 AM

5141 Main StreetKansas City, Missouri 64113

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