October 20, 1907 – April 13, 2012
Caroline Elizabeth Kendrick, 104, of Owings, MD passed away April 13, 2012 at Solomons Nursing Center, Solomons, MD. She was born October 20, 1907 in New City Township, ND to Peter and Margaret (Kremer) Phillipp. She was raised in Bisbee, ND where she attended public schools, and received her teaching credentials at Fargo State College in Fargo, ND. She was a teacher in North Dakota and later in Washington, D.C. During WWII, Caroline worked for the War Department in the District of Columbia. She married William Francis Kendrick on May 4, 1946 and resided in S.E. Washington until she moved to Owings, MD in 1969. Caroline was a member of St. Anthony’s Church in North Beach, MD where she was active in the Ladies of Charity. She also participated in Meals on Wheel, the Calvert Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, and the Calvert County Democratic Women’s Club. In her leisure time Caroline enjoyed travel, reading, square dancing and painting ceramics. She was especially fond of gardening, crocheting, attending her church, and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.
Caroline was preceded in death by her husband William and by ten siblings. She is survived by a son Phillipp William Kendrick of Owings, MD; three grandchildren, Christine M. Grimes, Melissa E. Hatcherson, both of Lusby, and Charles P. Kendrick of Tucson, AZ; seven great-grandchildren, Kinsey and Jillian Hatcherson, Coby and Taybor Grimes, Summer G.M. Wilson, and Austin and Gavin Kendrick; and by a brother George Phillipp of Bisbee.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012