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Lester Hendershot
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1926
Whitehouse Station
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 2004
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA

Messenger Gazette
Somerville, NJ
12/18/2004, PG. A-6

Lester Hendershot,
World War II Veteran

BRIDGEWATER Lester Hendershot, 78, died Dec. 10, 2004 at Harborside Healthcare, Woods Edge.
Born in Whitehouse Station he was the youngest and last surviving among 15 children of the late Peter and Elizabeth Landon Hendershot.
Mr. Hendershot lived in Far Hills before moving to Bridgewater in 1974. He retired in 1991 after 15 years as superintendant of the maintenance department at Bernards High School. Earlier, he was a farmer on the S.K. Martin estate in Bedminster for 30 years.
He was an Army Veteran of World War II.
His wife Carolyn Alice Rooks Hendershot, died in 1995, a son Lester John, died in 2000.
Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Trepiccione and husband Gabriel of Bridgewater; a grandson, Thomas Joseph Trepiccione and wife Michele of Bridgewater; and a great-granddaughter, Courtney Michele Trepiccione of Bridgewater.
Services were held Tuesday at Layton Funeral Home in Bedminster. Burial was in the Bedminster Reformed Church Cemetery.
Donations may be sent to American Heart Association, 2550 Route 1, North Brunswick, NJ 08902. 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter J. Hendershot (1880 - 1936)
  Elizabeth B. Landon Hendershot (1882 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Carolyn Alice Rooks Hendershot (1931 - 1995)*
 
 Children:
  Lester John Hendershot (1960 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna M. Hendershot Smith (1900 - 1999)*
  George Hendershot (1908 - 1991)*
  Grace Hendershot (1917 - 1923)*
  Roy Hendershot (1924 - 1993)*
  Lester Hendershot (1926 - 2004)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"TEC5 US ARMY WORLD WAR II"
 
Burial:
Bedminster Reformed Church Cemetery
Bedminster
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Rich H.
Record added: Feb 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13265819
Lester Hendershot
Added by: Rich H.
 
Lester Hendershot
Added by: Rich H.
 
Lester Hendershot
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Added by: Rich H.
 
 
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Thank a Veteran
- Wayne Apgar
 Added: Jan. 19, 2008
Thank a Veteran
- Wayne Apgar
 Added: Jan. 19, 2008
U.S. Army, Veteran of WWII
- Wayne Apgar
 Added: Jan. 19, 2008
 
 
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