Cofounder of ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ dies after ALS battle
December 7, 2017 - als
PELHAM, N.Y. — A male credited as one of a cofounders of a viral ‘‘Ice Bucket Challenge’’ that swept amicable media in 2014 died final month after a prolonged conflict with a condition famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a ALS Association said. Anthony Senerchia was 46.
The Anthony Senerchia Jr. ALS Charitable Foundation website pronounced a Pelham local died Nov. 25.
In a video expelled by a ALS Association, Mr. Senerchia’s wife, Jeanette, discussed how she helped launch a plea by transfer a bucket of icy H2O on herself in 2014 and posting a video to Facebook.
The plea unequivocally took off when it reached friends of Pete Frates, a former ball star during Boston College who is also fighting ALS.
Mr. Senerchia’s bucket was put on arrangement during a Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington final year.