Clifford U. Hendricks, Jr.—9/16/14

Clifford “Cliff” U. Hendricks, Jr., age 84, of Lansdale passed away peacefully in his sleep on September 16, 2014 with his family at his side.

Cliff was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas on October 10, 1929.

At the age of 17, Cliff enlisted in the U.S. Air Force.  Through determination and hard work, Cliff earned a slot in the Air Force’s Officers Training School and graduated with an officer’s commission as a 2nd Lieutenant.  Cliff progressed through the officers ranks and went on to serve a total of 36 years in the Air Force as a meteorologist, retiring as a Lt. Colonel.

Two of Cliff’s great passions in life were observing the weather and his family.

Cliff is survived by his wife of 62 years, Pat and four children; Rick from Woodland, CA, Linda from Lansdale, PA, Mary Anne from Seattle, WA, and Steve from Washington, DC.  He is also survived by 8 grandchildren; Andrea, Jason, Christopher, Matthew, Cameron, Leslie, Conner, and Jeffrey.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Cliff’s Funeral Mass on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 11AM at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 51 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale, PA. 19446, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 11AM in Church before Mass.

Interment will be in St. John Neumann Cemetery in Chalfont.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Cliff’s name may be made to St. Stanislaus Parish Church (address above) or to your favorite charity.

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