Samuel Reynolds Hendrickson, of West Grove

Samuel Reynolds Hendrickson

Samuel Reynolds Hendrickson

Samuel Reynolds Hendrickson, 76, of West Grove, died Friday, Sep.9, at Seasons Hospice in Newark.  He was the husband of Barbara Atkins Hendrickson, with whom he shared 56 years of marriage.

Born in Landenberg, he was the son of the late Manley and the late Henrietta (Lucas) Hendrickson.

Sam was a 1959 graduate of Kennett High School. He worked for Acme Food stores in various managerial roles for over 40 years. He was the previous owner of the Landenberg Store known as Sam's Market.

He enjoyed bowling, pheasant hunting, attending his grandchildren’s events, going to car shows, cruising, and traveling throughout the US.

Survivors include in addition to his wife, three daughters, Jacquie Hendrickson Fitchett (Michael) of Nottingham, Christine Simpson (Scott) of Elkton, Md., and Robin Hendrickson of West Grove; two brothers, Howard (Judy) of Peach Bottom, and Robert (Sharon) of Landenberg; five grandchildren, Stephanie Simpson (Christopher), Justin Simpson, Lucas Fitchett, Jenna Fitchett Ennis (Charlie) and Tim Fitchett (Heather) and one great-grandson, Sam Ennis. He was predeceased by three brothers, Manley "Nick", William and Jack and two sisters, Sarah and Mary.

You are invited to visit with Sam’s family and friends from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348.  A memorial service celebrating is life will follow at 11. Interment will be held privately.  Contributions in his memory may be made to Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 407, Newark, DE 19713. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit


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