Obituary for John Dewey Hendershot

    • Name: John Dewey Hendershot
    • Home Town: Calabash, NC
    • Date of Death: 09/06/2019
    • Birth Place: Newark, NJ
    • Birth Date: 06/16/1956
    • Service Date: 09/13/2019 at 01:00 PM
    • Visit Date: 09/12/2019
    • Visit Times: 1 to 3pm and 5 to 7 in Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel, Shallotte
    • Service Place: Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

    John Dewey Hendershot, a soft-spoken man with a fierce devotion to God, his family, his wife and his friends, passed away at a family home on Friday, September 6, 2019.


    John supported his family as a pharmaceutical research scientist. His legacy includes four children, Jennifer, John, Elizabeth and James; nine grandchildren and a wealth of family including his siblings, nieces, nephews, and in-laws. He hiked, biked, bowled, baked, roller bladed, camped, traveled and pursued his religious faith. His faith allowed John to face his battle against ALS with courage and dignity. 


    Funeral services will be Friday, September 13, 2019 at 1pm at Brunswick Funeral Service, 5229 Ocean Hwy. W. Shallotte, NC  28470. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 1 to3 pm and 5 to 7pm at the funeral home. 


    In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you give a memorial gift to The ALS Association, at 


    Online condolences can be made at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

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