Manly “Nick” J. Hendrickson of Landenberg

Manly “Nick” J. Hendrickson

Manly “Nick” J. Hendrickson

Manly “Nick” J. Hendrickson, 89, of Landenberg, died Sunday, Oct. 11, at Heartland Hospice House in Wilmington. He was the husband of the late Betty Mae George Hendrickson who passed in 2012 and with whom he shared 67 years of marriage.

Born in New Castle, he was a son of the late Manly M. and the late Henrietta (Lucus) Hendrickson.  He served our country in the U.S. Coast Guard and Merchant Marines.

Manly worked for NVF Company in Yorklyn for 45 years.

He attended St. Gabriel and St. Patrick Catholic Churches with his wife during their lifetime. They loved traveling to all points of the country especially the mountains. He loved hunting, fishing, and animals.

Survivors include two daughters: Nettie Joan Hanna (Tex) of Townsend, and Linda Schroder (John) of Hustontown; two sons: Nelson D. Hendrickson (Jean) of Nottingham, and Joseph "Nick" Hendrickson, Jr. (Edna) of Kirkwood; three brothers, Howard Hendrickson of Buck, Robert Hendrickson of Landenberg, and Sam Hendrickson of West Grove; 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and 19 great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two grandchildren.

You are invited to visit with Manly’s friends and family from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348.  His funeral service will follow. Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Kennett Square. Contributions in his memory may be made to Heartland Hospice 5661 Ochletree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808. To share a memory, please visit

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