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Myra Ethel (Mellott) Hendershot

December 18, 1932 ~ July 25, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania

    Myra Ethel Hendershot, age 87, of Warfordsburg, Pa., passed away in her home on Saturday, July 25, 2020.

    Born December 18, 1932, in Amaranth, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Fred R. and Inez (Leasure) Mellott; and the widow of Claude W. “Bee” Hendershot, whom she was married to for forty-seven years and who died March 2, 1996.

    She attended school in Amaranth.

    Myra was a member of the Whips Cove Church of Warfordsburg, Pa. and was active in the church's organizations.

    She worked as a waitress for twenty-one years; and was formerly employed as a quality control specialist for the Garden State Tannery.

    She was a former Girl Scout leader; a member of Lucille’s Quilting Club; an avid gardener; quilter; painter; and floral arranger.

    Myra is survived by one son, Willis Hendershot and wife, Rose; five daughters, Barbara Shives and husband, Barry, Cathy Cosenza and husband, John, Carole Zirkle and husband, Zane, Becky Litsky and husband, Matthew, and Linda Sowers and husband, Donnie; sixteen grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren; seventeen great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

    In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Freddie Hendershot; a sister, Audrey Nichols; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

    The family will receive friends at the Whips Cove Church, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg, Pa., on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. Her funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Delmas Bard officiating. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.

    In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the Whips Cove Mission Committee, 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267.

    Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 28, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Whips Cove Church of Warfordsburg, Pa.
5044 Moss Road
Warfordsburg, PA 17267

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 28, 2020

11:00 AM
Whips Cove Church of Warfordsburg, Pa.
5044 Moss Road
Warfordsburg, PA 17267

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