Harold W. Bensinger


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Harold W. "Benny" Bensinger, 84, of Tower City, died Friday, Oct. 12, at the Tremont Health and Rehab.

Born in Tremont, May 22, 1928, he was a son of the late Francis and Mae Kissinger Bensinger.

Benny was an Army Veteran of the Korean War where he received the purple heart.

He retired from Indiantown Gap as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic. He was a member of St. Peter's U.C.C., Orwin; Orwin Fire Company, where he previously served as chief.

He enjoyed walking, camping and took great pride in his Hummer.

In addition to his parents he was pre-deceased by his first wife, Kathryn "Kass" Stutzman Bensinger, 1999; a son-in-law, Mitchell Clark, 2010; three sisters, Irene Lehman, Lorraine Berger and Dorothy Doran.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra Bordner Bensinger; a daughter, Tracey Clark, Harrisburg; one grandson, Colton Clark; two sisters, Rita Butler, New Cumberland and Marlene Boltz, Pine Grove; brother Francis, Lebanon; four step-children; 12 step grandchildren and 13 step great children; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 18 from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Homes, Inc. , Tower City with Rev. Edward Gobrecht officiating. Burial with military honors was in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to the Tower Porter Ambulance Assoc. P.O. Box 33, Tower City PA 17980 or the St. Peter's U.C.C., Dietrich Avenue, Orwin PA 17980.

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