Elizabeth B. Henderson

November 7, 1920 ~ May 19, 2019 (age 98)


Elizabeth B. Henderson passed away on May 19, 2019 at the age of 98 at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. She most recently resided at The Willows in Holmdel. Born and raised in Matawan, she was the daughter of Charles and Maude (Johnston) Barker. Elizabeth graduated from Matawan High School in 1938 and attended the College of William and Mary. She was an office worker for many years and also worked for Hostetter’s 5 & 10 Store in Matawan. She was proficient in the piano, as well as a variety of crafts such as quilting, sewing, embroidery and stained glass. Elizabeth was a lifetime member of the Matawan United Methodist Church and the Matawan Historical Society, as well as a long-time volunteer at Bayshore Community Hospital in the Pastoral Care office. Elizabeth was predeceased by her beloved husband, Howard A. Henderson, and her grandson, Robert D. Underwood. She is survived by her loving children, Barbara Underwood, Thomas Henderson (Helen) and Sandra Michlich (Brian). She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Shawna Underwood, Kimberly Miller and Max Michlich, as well as her sister-in-law, Lois Huhn.

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May 31, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Matawan, NJ 07747

June 1, 2019

10:00 AM
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Matawan, NJ 07747


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