Leonard M Hendricks, 79, peacefully passed away Friday, September 13th after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born May 8, 1934 in Wilkes Barre Township, PA. Len was a resident of Williamsburg, VA at the time of his passing. Len served our country during the Korean Conflict, then went on to graduate from Wilkes College. He dedicated his working life to the hospitality industry. He married his wife of 52 years, Sue Anne Quarteroni of Luzerne, Pa, May 8th, 1961.
Len approached his illness with strength, courage, and a fighting spirit.
He was a lover of travel, wine, family gatherings, and Penn State football.
In addition to his devoted wife, Sue, Len is survived by four children, Suzanne McMechen (Michael) of Lancaster, PA, Stephanie Perry (Peter) of Sewickley, PA, Shanon Goode (David) of Atlanta, GA, and Mark Hendricks ( Kelly ) of Williamsburg. He was “Poppy” to five grandchildren whom he adored: Olivia, Samuel, Sophia, Mia and Dylan. “Poppy” will be remembered with laughter and unending love. His passing leaves a void that will never be filled. He was one of seven children and is survived by Henrietta Thier and Elaine Myers of Wilkes Barre, Pa.
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 15th from 2-4 pm at Bucktrout Funeral Home in Williamsburg. A Funeral Mass will be offered Monday, September 16th at St. Bedes Catholic Church at 1 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to:
Massey Cancer Center
Virginia Commonwealth University
P.O. Box 980214
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0214