Patricia A (Highhouse) Hendrickson, 77, of Pittsfield, passed away Wednesday January 13, 2021 at UPMC Hamot in Erie, after a long brave illness.
She was born October 11, 1943 in Warren to the late Louis and Lois Snavley Highhouse, who preceded her in death in 2005 and 2008. She was also preceded in death by her brother Bruce Highhouse in 2006. She worked at Rexnord for 6 years until her son was born and became a full-time mother and household manager.
She started a hobby of woodcraft’s which turned into her enjoyable business, for more than 30 years. She tried to never miss her grandchildren’s sports, and band recitals. She and Bill traveled to the West Coast, Mexico, Florida and Canada. Pat enjoyed going auto racing with her son and his buddies for many years. Bill and her went to Florida during the winter to visit friends and attend dirt track racing events. She enjoyed gardening and mowing the lawn. Pat decorated her house as a craft shop and collected many unique items from fellow crafters. She was always up for trips to a casino and restaurants. We will miss her dearly as a wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
Pat is survived by her husband of 56 years Bill Hendrickson, a son Michael and his wife Linda Hendrickson of Pittsfield, a daughter Krista and her husband Gary Tuttle of Youngsville, and 2 grandchildren who were the pride of her life , Taylor and Conner Tuttle.
A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Youngsville Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Warren and will be announced.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the St. John’s Lutheran Church 200 Pleasant Dr. or to Paws Along the River, 212 Elm St. both of Warren, PA 16365. The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Youngsville have been entrusted with all arrangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.