SHELDON — Margaret A. Hendrick, age 83, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Oct. 26, 2013 at St. Albans Health and Rehab Facility.

Margaret was born in Franklin on April 2, 1930 the daughter of the late Thomas and Della (Wright) Tatro.

Margaret devoted much of her life to raising foster children. She enjoyed oil painting and especially golfing at the Enosburg Falls Country Club and traveling around the state to different golf courses with her friends on State Days. Her family will also remember her for her love of decorating the house according to the seasons.

She is survived by her husband, Bruce Hendrick, of Sheldon; her daughter, Sandy Banks of Montgomery; her sons, Danny Danyow of Sheldon, Robert Danyow and his wife, Lorraine, of Sheldon; and Stan Hendrick of Enosburg Falls; her grandchildren, Ellie, Joshua, Jeremy and James Danyow; her foster son, Jeff Williams of Essex; her brother and his wife, John and Jackie Tatro of Sheldon; her sister and her husband, Dorothy and Richard Ovitt of Sheldon; many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Margaret was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Sally Danyow.

Margaret’s family wishes to thank the staff at the St. Albans Dialysis Unit for the special care given to her over the last few years; and more recently thanks to the staff at St. Albans Health and Rehab for helping with her care over the last few months.

A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Avenue, Enosburg Falls.

For those who wish, contributions in Margaret’s memory may be made to the St. Albans Dialysis Unit 7-8 Crest Road, St. Albans, VT 05478.

Private messages of condolence may be sent to Margaret’s family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com