January 15, 2013
Reverend Everett Hendrickson, entered into rest on Sunday, January 13, 2013 in the Orchard Manor of Medina. Born on June 10, 1933 in Inwood, Long Island, NY, he was the son of Jesse and Edith (Baily) Hendrickson.
Reverend Hendrickson graduated from Shelton College and then went on to receive his Master's of Divinity at Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, KY, in 1957. In 1958, he began his ministry in Belfast, NY, where he married the former Diane Rich in 1963. From there, he served in the United Methodist Church in Salamanca, NY. Then he received a call to the Middleport United Methodist Church, where he served for 17 years with his wife, Diane. From there, they made their way to Lockport, where he pastored the Clinton Street United Methodist Church, where he celebrated his 50th Anniversary in Ministry in 2008. He retired in 2010. He was predeceased by his wife, Diane, in 2002. Reverend Hendrickson enjoyed gardening, traveling, reading and the loves of his life were his Lord, serving his congregations, and his beloved, Diane.
Friends may call from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM on Thursday at the Clinton Street United Methodist Church, where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM. Interment Cold Springs Cemetery. Memorials to Clinton Street United Methodist Church would be appreciated. Arrangements by the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home, corner of Transit and Niagara Streets.