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Catherine Ann Henderson  

Catherine Ann Henderson

November 22, 1931 – March 4, 2016

Catherine Ann Henderson, age 84, of Landenberg, PA and formerly of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on Friday, March 4, 2016.

Born in Newark, DE on November 22, 1931, Mrs. Henderson was a daughter of the late William L. and Clara E. (Lee) Sauscermen. She made her career as an executive secretary with DuPont and worked at the company’s Louviers site, retiring in 1987 after 24 years of dedicated service.

A devout Catholic, Mrs. Henderson was a faithful parishioner of St. John’s-Holy Angels Church. She enjoyed reading, crocheting afghans for family and friends and traveling. A devoted and loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend, Mrs. Henderson will be very dearly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jay Steele Henderson; sisters, Mary and Margaret; and brothers, Robert, Joe and Zeke. Mrs. Henderson is survived by her children, Michael J. Henderson (Diane) of Newark, Robert J. Henderson of New Castle and Sue Ellen Hicks (W. Jeffery) of Landenberg, PA; grandchildren, Michael J. Henderson, Danielle N. Williams (Eric), Julie A. Henderson, Alisa Jay Hicks and Robert S. Henderson; 2 great grandchildren, Simon and Liam; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday morning, March 9, 2016, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am. Interment will follow in Head of Christiana Cemetery, Nottingham Road, Newark, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Henderson’s memory may be made to Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Ste. 302, Newark, DE 19713.

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  1. Angela Phinney, March 7, 2016

    Sue, Jeff, Danielle, and AJ
    We are so sorry for you loss. we am praying for you to get through this time with the peace and comfort that comes from the knowledge that God is with you and that He will take care of you.

    Angela and Michael Phinney

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  2. Pamela Nash, March 7, 2016

    So sorry for the loss of a great lady! Thanks for the memories!

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  3. Jessica Weller, March 7, 2016

    Dear Aunt Sue Ellen, Uncle Jeff, Danielle and AJ,

    We are praying to help you get through this tough time. We hope you find comfort in all the wonderful times that were shared together! We have many special memories of MeeMaw and she will always have a special place in our hearts!

    Love,
    Jessica & Mike

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  4. Betty Ann Lewis Weaver, March 7, 2016

    Dear Henderson Family,

    I many fond memories of Aunt Ann when they lived on Annabelle Street. She was a very special lady and held a special place in my heart. One of the best memories is when her and Uncle Jay went to Spain and they brought me back a pair of earrings, which I still wear and think of both of them.

    May God bless and comfort you during this difficult time.

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