Farming Rural 13

Thomas Keith Hendershot

March 1, 1934 ~ October 1, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Thomas Hendershot Obituary

    Thomas Keith Hendershot, 89, of North Sewickley Township passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2023.
    Keith was born and raised on a farm in Ripley, WV.  He moved in the early 1950’s to Beaver Falls to work at Babcock and Wilcox Tubular Products. Keith enlisted to serve his country from 1956 to 1958 in the United States Army. Upon his return he worked the next 34 years at B & W in the Extrusion Dept. until his retirement.
    Keith dearly loved his family and spending time with them, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is survived by the love of his life whom he met on a blind date, Shirley Magill, 65 years ago and their three children, Karen Hendershot, Moon Twp., Carol Ann Jennings, North Sewickley Twp. and Keith (Maria) Hendershot, Marion Twp.; four grandchildren, Curtis Jennings, Matthew (Brianna) Jennings, Lara Hendershot, Zak (Hannah) Hendershot; four great-grandchildren, Owen Jennings, Blayklee Hendershot, Lacey Hendershot and Caden Jennings; sister-in-laws, Patricia Hendershott, Ruth Ann (Robert) Davis, Bernadette Magill; brother-in-laws, Richard (Beverly) Magill, Gary (Marion) Magill, Brad (Colleen) Magill and many nieces and nephews. 
    Keith was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis Wesley and Mary Mae (Casto) Hendershot; a sister, Martha Hall; a brother, Carroll Hendershott and brother-in-laws, Howard Hall and Larry Magill.
    Keith was an avid beagler. His passion was training and running field trails. Several of his beagles won Field Championships. He was a member and former president of the Beaver Valley Beagle Club. In addition to being a member of Breakneck, Coraopolis and Shenango Beagle Clubs.
    Keith and Shirley enjoyed working in their massive vegetable garden, canning and making apple butter. In his later years he enjoyed mowing his grass and taking rides in his golf cart with family and friends.
    He was a member of Concord United Methodist Church.   

    Friends will be received from Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:30 p.m. in the HILL AND KUNSELMAN FUNERAL HOME,, 3801 Fourth Avenue, Beaver Falls.        
    Interment will be in Concord Church Cemetery, North Sewickley Twp.
    The family requests that instead of flowers or money that blood donations be made to your local blood bank.
    His family would like to thank the third-floor staff of Providence Care Center for their dedicated care.

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October 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home, Inc.
3801 4th Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Funeral Service
October 9, 2023

12:30 PM
Hill & Kunselman Funeral Home, Inc.
3801 4th Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA 15010


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