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Marjorie  Hendershot
Marjorie Hendershot

January 23, 1926 - February 16, 2019
Born in Stillwater, NJ
Resided in Newton, New Jersey


Marjorie V. Hendershot, 93, of Newton, died Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Bristol Glen in Newton.

Born and raised in Stillwater, Marjorie relocated to Bristol Glen in 2007. She graduated from Newton High School in 1943. Prior to her retirement, Marjorie worked as a bookkeeper for Limecrest Corp., Selective Insurance Company, and the former J.R. Roof Auto Dealership. Marjorie was a member of the Eastern Star in Andover. A member of the Harmony Hill United Methodist Church, she enjoyed being part of the Quilting Ministries. Marjorie was in the 4-H Sewing Clubs and also worked at the election polls in Stillwater Township.

Daughter of the late Lester and Minnie (nee Carr) VanHorn, Marjorie was predeceased by her husband, Richard C. Hendershot, in 2007. She is survived by her son, Lowell Hendershot and wife, Theresa, of Westtown, NY; her daughters, Sondra Gessner and husband, Brian, of Coopersburg, PA, and Deborah Maroney and husband, William, of Lee, MA; her six grandchildren; and her eleven great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton. A memorial service will be held at Bristol Glen at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Marjorie may be made to Harmony Hill United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 115, Stillwater, NJ 07875 or the Bristol Glen Appreciation Fund, 200 Bristol Glen Drive, Newton, NJ 07860. Online condolences may be offered at

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Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ US 07860
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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