Flowers of the forest-piperLongtime Clan Henderson Society member George Henderson III, age 80, of Gahanna, OH passed away on Tuesday,February 12, 2013. He was born to the late George and Mary Henderson on April 27, 1932 in Turtle Creek, PA. George was a 1950 graduate of Clarion High School. He served as a Korean War veteran after graduation. He retired as Eastern Regional Manager of Logistics from Frigidaire Appliance. George was a member of the Masonic Temple in Pennsylvania for over 50 years. He was also a member of the Pittsburgh Steeler Fan Club of Columbus and on the board of the Village at Sterling Pines.

A longtime member of Forest Hills Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, he most recently was a member of Mifflin Presbyterian Church in Gahanna. He was fond of his Scottish heritage and became active in the Clan Henderson Society. Quick with a smile and a laugh, he was beloved by many, a reliable friend and neighbor. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his caring and selfless character, and the passions he shared with those he loved. In addition to his
parents, George was preceded in death by his sisters, Mildred Garis and Janet Hartt.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Elaine (Kolesar); adoring son, George (Vivian) Henderson IV and his little girl Sandra (Warren) Philipp; grandchildren who treasured their Pap, George Alexander Henderson V, Kyle Henderson, Henry, Grace and Reagan Philipp; several nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Interment at Church Hill Cemetery in Pennsylvania. In lieu of flowers, contributions in George’s memory may be made to the Clan Henderson Society.  Donate Here