Bertha J. (Zaidel) Hendricksen, 94, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 at Ashbrook Care and Rehabilitation Center, Scotch Plains. Born in Elizabeth, she lived in Linden, before moving to South River in 1993. She was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and V.F.W. Post 1451 of South River. Mrs. Hendricksen was a quality control for Thomas & Betts, Elizabeth for 40 years, retiring in 1985. Bertha was the beloved wife of the late William H. Hendricksen, devoted mother of Portia Della Torre of Scotch Plains, Cynthia Tomasso of Colonia, and Donna Fernandez of Little Egg Harbor. Loving sister of the late Marie Anton and Chester Zaidel. Cherished grandmother of 8 and great grandmother of 6.
Visiting Tuesday, 4:00-8:00 pm.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 9:00 am at Krowicki McCracken Funeral Home, 2124 East St. George Avenue, Linden, NJ (908)352-9190. Funeral mass St. Adalbert RC Church, Elizabeth 10:00 am. Entombment St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital would be appreciated.