Sandra L. Henault

Kittery, Maine — Sandra L. Henault, 71, of Kittery, Maine, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at the Portsmouth Regional Hospital in Portsmouth, N.H.

She was born in Winooski, Vt., on May 6, 1942, the daughter of the late Daniel and Geraldine (McGowan) Scherwerts, Sr.

Sandra was a graduate of Towle High School in Newport, N.H., and attended Sacred Heart Nursing School in Manchester, N.H.

She was a Communicant of St. Lawrence Parish in Goffstown, N.H. and a member of the Mother’s Club in Goffstown.

Besides her husband of 51 years, Charles J. Henault of Kittery, survivors include her daughters, Karen Henault of Kittery, Maine and Kathryn Basenback of Tampa, Fla.; five grandchildren, Robert, Caitlin, Erin, Patty, and Daniel McDonald; one great-grandson, Dominic; siblings, Thomas Scherwerts of York Beach, Maine, William Scherwerts of Portsmouth, N.H., Lorraine Jekiel and Virginia Manning both of New Port Richie, Fla., and Barbara Woodman of Claremont, N.H.; several nieces and nephews.

Sandra was predeceased by her son Charles Henault in 1990.

A memorial service will be held at St. Patrick’s Parish, 32 Beech Street, Newport, N.H. on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr, Ste 110, Bedford, NH 03110. Visit: to sign the online guest book and/or to send a private condolence. The J. Verne Wood Funeral Home-Buckminster Chapel, Portsmouth assisted with arrangements.