Wakefield Faculty/Staff Deceased: In Memoriam

Mary Griffith Kendrick
b:              d: 7/10/1990

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Mary Kendrick MRS. MARY KENDRICK, English II; Psi Tri-Hi-Y
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. - July 17, 1990

Mary Griffith Kendrick, 84, an English and literature teacher at Wakefield High School in Arlington from 1953 until retiring in 1965, died of congestive heart failure July 10 at her home in Churchton, Maryland.

Mrs. Kendrick, a former Arlington resident, was bom in Ohio.  She lived in the Washington area from 1929 until moving to Churchton in 1968.

A graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, she received a master's degree in education from George Washington University.

She was a past chairman of the Girl Scouts of Greater Washington and past president of the Mortar Board of Greater Washington.  She had served as a flotilla vice president of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in Anne Arundel County and was a member of the Aurora Hills Women's Club in Arlington and the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Mrs. Kendrick was a member of Cedar Grove United Methodist Church in Deale, Maryland.   She had served as chairman of pastor-parish relations at the church.

Her husband, James Frank Kendrick, died in 1973.  Her survivors include a son, James Griffith Kendrick of Lincoln, Nebraska; a daughter, Janice K. Archold of West Chester, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

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