Thomas Henderson

Obituary of Thomas J. Henderson

Thomas J. Henderson Sr., age 78 of Mount Pleasant PA, died Sunday (10/6/2019) at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Mr. Henderson was born August 2, 1941 in Connellsville, PA, the son of the late Edward and Virginia Helkowski Henderson. Tom was a member of Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. He was a graduate of the former Scottdale High School, and had served in the United States Army from 1960 to 1965. He was a member of the V.F.W. Post 3368, the Amvets and numerous social and fraternal clubs. Tom had been employed for most of his life as a certified Electrician.  He loved his dog Spunky and his bird Jake, and he also enjoyed other animals and loved to feed the squirrels and birds in his yard. He was a true animal lover.  Thomas had a passion for coaching baseball from Little League to Pony League for more than 15 years.


He is survived by his loving family: his wife of 16 years: Rosemary Sibal Henderson. His children: Thomas Henderson, Jr., Timothy (Pamela) Henderson, Tony (Barbara) Henderson, Tiffany (Michael) Powers. His grandchildren: Andrew, Kayla, Corey, Christopher, Tristan, Eddie and Mariah. Three great grandchildren. Two Brothers, Five Sisters, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his daughter in law; Marilyn and two sisters and one brother.


In honoring Tom’s wishes, there will be no visitation hours or viewing. Family and friends are all invited to attend his funeral mass, Wednesday at 12:30 PM at Visitation Of The Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 740 Walnut Street Mount Pleasant, with the Rev. Dennis A. Bogusz, as celebrant. (Please go directly to the Church).


Private Entombment will be in the Middle Presbyterian Cemetery, with military rites accorded by the American Legion Post 446, and V.F.W. Post 3368. The family wishes to express a special thank you to the Excela Hospice Nurses, Leanne, Sandy, Anna and Heather for their exceptional care and compassion.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to teh Humane Society of Westmoreland County, humane society road, Route 119 N., Greensburg, PA 15601. To offer an online condolence, please visit our web site at:



12:30 pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Visitation Of The Blessed Virgin Mary Church
740 Walnut Street
Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, United States
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