Joan Baxter Hendershot, 92, passed away on November18, 2021.
Joan was born in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Her family later moved to Madison, New Jersey where she graduated from Madison High School. She later married Donald (Don) Hendershot, her husband of 43 years, before his passing in 1992. Joan and Don owned and operated a successful auto body shop in Morris Plains, Don’s Auto Body. They built their dream home in 1987, where Joan loved to decorate and entertain.
Joan was employed by the Morris County Library, where she enjoyed working as a film Librarian. She and her family spent many summers at Long Beach Island where they enjoyed their cabin cruiser and time at the beach. She especially loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grand children.
Joan is survived by her two sons, Derek Hendershot and wife Theresa, Robert Hendershot and wife Maria, her sister Shirley Wetter of Florham Park, three nieces, Pam, Debbie and Cindy Wetter. Joan is also lovingly survived by eight grandchildren, Dan, Melissa, Don, Alex, Nick, Alaina, Steven and Shannon, and seven great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers. Please consider donating to the Benevolent Care Fund of Cedar Crest in memory of Joan.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Joan
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at M John Scanlan Funeral Home