Doris A. Hendrickson

Doris A. Hendrickson

AGE: 88 • Landenberg, PA

Doris Hendrickson, age 88, of Landenberg, PA, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Christiana, DE, she was the daughter of the late George and Lydia Allcorn. Doris was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved spending time with her family and had a special place in her heart for cats and dogs. She enjoyed photography, scrapbooking, gardening, crossword puzzles, Christmas holidays, visiting Shady Maple, and watching the Phillies.

Doris will be dearly missed by her loving husband of 71 years, Laurence S. Hendrickson; son, Laurence R. Hendrickson (Lisa); daughters, Dorothy McMillan and Susan Aiken; grandchildren: Robbie Hendrickson (Heather), Brian Hendrickson, Carey Sharpless (Bill), Lee McMillan, Dawn Miles (Steve), Philip Aiken (Alecia), Erica Reed (Jake), Rachel Woolcock (Shane); 11 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by one brother, G. Robert Allcorn and one sister, Clara Marker.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM in Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702 followed by a celebration of Doris' life at 12:30 PM. Burial will be in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit

Strano & Feeley

Family Funeral Home


Funeral Home

Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road Newark, DE 19702
(302) 731-5459

Published in The News Journal from July 22 to July 23, 2014