WOBURN - WEYMOUTH - Scott Hendershot, 31, passed away unexpectedly in his home in Woburn, MA on Monday, March 11, 2019. He was born September 12, 1987 in Boston, MA and raised in Weymouth and Hanover, MA. He is survived by his father Gary Hendershot of Hanover, MA, mother Sheryl Violette and step-father Phil Violette of Weymouth, MA, grandparents George Gong and Barbara Gong of Scituate,MA, brother Keith Hendershot and sister-in-law Heather Hendershot of Washington, MA and sister Ariel Martin and her husband Chris of Wakefield, MA.
Scott graduated in 2014 from ITT Technical Institute with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems and Security. He was employed at IDEMIA in Billerica, MA as an Information Security Engineer. Scott had a gentle soul and dedicated a large part of his life to caring for those who he held closest to his heart. He had a passion for the outdoors and particularly enjoyed backpack hiking and camping with his brother and kayaking with his father and sister. As an avid animal lover, his best furry companion was his dog Sammy who he enjoyed going on long walks with at Bare Cove Park in Hingham, MA.
Visiting hours will be held at the Peck Funeral Home at 870 Broad Street in East Weymouth, MA on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 4 PM to 7 PM with a funeral service on Friday, March 22, 2019 at 11 AM. Burial will follow at the Hanover Center Cemetery in Hanover, MA.
Donations may be made to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention under the Scott Hendershot Memorial Fund. Please visit the following website for donations: https://afsp.donordrive.com/campaign/Scott-Hendershot-Memorial-Fund.