Lawrence W. 'Benny' Bensinger

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Lawrence W. "Benny" Bensinger, 51, of 146 South Vista Road, Valley View, died Monday, April 8, 2013.

He was born on Friday, Nov. 17, 1961, in Pottsville, a son of the late Warren D. and Margaret A. Latanishen Bensinger.

He was a 1980 graduate of Tri-Valley High School.

He was a welder for Bear Ridge Mfg, Frackville.

He was a member of Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Church, Erdman.

He was also a member of the Tri-Valley Buck Tree Archery Club.

Benny enjoyed hunting, fishing, skiing, and four wheeling.

He is survived by his wife Brenda L. Kessler Bensinger, to whom he was married for twenty-seven years.

He is also survived by a daughter Kelly A. Bensinger of Valley View; a brother Donald "Ben" Bensinger and his wife Carol of Hegins; and two nephews Kevin Bensinger of Frackville and Scott Bensinger of Hegins.

Services were held at Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Church, Erdman, on Saturday, April 13, with Rev. Jonathon Jenkins officiating.

Burial was made in Zion Lutheran "Klinger's" Cemetery, Erdman.

Memorial contributions can be made to Zion Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 71, Klingerstown PA 17941.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, was in charge of arrangements.

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