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 Sara Kathryn <I>Kendig</I> Hetrick

Sara Kathryn Kendig Hetrick

Birth
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 24 Aug 2009 (aged 86)
Palmyra, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hershey, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 41118346 · View Source
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Sara Kathryn (Kendig) Hetrick, 86, passed away peacefully at her home in Palmyra on Monday, August 24, 2009. She was born Tuesday, May 22, 1923 in Lebanon County to the late Mary A. (Henry) and John W. Kendig. She was the widow of James W. Hetrick to whom she was married for 52 years. Sara was preceded in death by an infant son, Barry Lee; a son, Jerel T.; and a brother, Harold H. Kendig.
Sara is survived by a son, James H. Hetrick and wife Susan of Mechanicsburg, their two children, Emily of Mechanicsburg, and Kyle and wife Cara of San Diego, CA; Jerel's son, Jarrad L. of Hummelstown; a daughter-in-law, Catherine Whitsel of Wrightsville; a sister-in-law, Veronica Kendig of Palmyra; several cousins including Albert "Buddy" Henry of Palmyra; and her faithful canine companion, Abby.
Sara was a member of the Hershey High School Class of 1941. She was part owner of the former Hetrick & Fair Grocery in Palmyra and was a retired Hershey Chocolate Corp. employee, Tin Can Division. She was a member of the Eastern Star and the First Evangelical Congregational Church. She enjoyed traveling with family and tending to her flower garden. Her most cherished role was that of caregiver to any family member in need. She will be missed by all who loved her.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 11:00 AM at Rothermel Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 25 W. Pine St., Palmyra, PA 17078 with Rev. Jan R. Fryer officiating. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 10:00 AM until time of the service. Burial will follow in Hershey Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central PA, P.O. Box 266, Enola, PA 17025.
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Published in Patriot-News on August 25, 2009


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  • Created by: jlong
  • Added: 25 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41118346
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sara Kathryn Kendig Hetrick (22 May 1923–24 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41118346, citing Hershey Cemetery, Hershey, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by jlong (contributor 46976991) .