Obituary of Marie A. Hendrix
Marie A. (nee Baranowski)Hendrix, 94, of Oak Valley, NJ passed away suddenly on Saturday, January 8, 2022.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, Marie moved to the Oak Valley section of Deptford Township, NJ on December 27, 1957. In her younger years, Marie was employed by Fords Bakery and then Chesterman's Surgical Supply in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.
After she met the love of her life, George C. Hendrix and started a family, her most important titles became wife and mother. She was completely devoted and took so much pride in her home and her family. Her life was made up of wonderful memories with their family vacations and gatherings. When family and friends came to their home, they were greeted with the incredible smells of Marie’s cooking. and baking. Marie was a true lady...she dressed to the nines and considered her hair her crown of glory; never missed her weekly Thursday appointments. She had a special bond with her nieces and nephews and they knew that Aunt Marie was always there for them. Marie was a blessing to those who knew her with her kind nature, positive outlook on life and her ability to always see the silver lining in all situations. In her spare time, Marie loved to spend time at the casinos playing the slot machines, trying her luck with the lottery and going to share a special meal at her favorite restaurant, The Crab Trap.
Beloved wife of 61 years to the late, George C. Hendrix; devoted and loving mother of Marie A. Hendrix. Marie is survived by many loving nieces, nephews and dear friends. She is predeceased by her siblings, Duke, Walter, Helen, Josephine, Agnes, Henry and Joseph.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Marie's viewing, Saturday, January 22, 2022, 9:45 - 10:45 AM at Infant Jesus Parish in St. Margaret's RC Church, Third and Beech St., Woodbury Heights, NJ, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM. Interment Woodbury Memorial Park, West Deptford, NJ 08096.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Marie’s name to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place • Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org OR the American Heart Association or American Stroke Association to PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692, www.heart.org.
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