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Benjamin Franklin Townsend
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1910
Youngstown
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 1997
Hubbard
Trumbull County
Ohio, USA

Youngstown Vindicator April 1, 1997

" BENJAMIN F. TOWNSEND, 86

HUBBARD - Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Kelley-Robb Funeral Home for Benjamin F. Townsend, 86, of 105 W. Liberty St., who died Monday morning at home after a long illness.
Mr. Townsend was born Nov. 19, 1910, in Youngstown, a son of Charles W. and Florence Mae Wetzel Townsend, and was a lifelong area resident. He was a painter for General Fireproffing Co. for 30 years before retiring in 1969.
He worked for Hubbard Township from 1969 to 1972 and was a member of Free Gospel Church in Youngstown.
He leaves his wife, the former Jeannette Rose Chittle, whom he married June 12, 1937; two sons, James of Townville, Pa., and Robert of Youngstown; a daughter, Mrs. Benita Streb of Hubbard; three brothers, George of Youngstown, Robert of Arizona and Ray of Philadelphia; a sister, Mrs. Virginia Shetrom of Howland; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Mrs. Norma Gongaware; four brothers, Earl, Charles, John and Norman; and two grandchildren are deceased.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday." 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Wesley Townsend (1876 - 1950)
  Florence Mae Wetzell Townsend (1884 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Jeannett Rose Chittle Townsend (1913 - 2001)*
 
 Children:
  Beneta Frances Townsend Streb (1937 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Franklin Townsend (1910 - 1997)
  Charles Wesley Townsend (1912 - 1996)*
  Earl Vincent Townsend (1913 - 1949)*
  Virginia Mae Townsend Schetrom (1916 - 2004)*
  George Washington Townsend (1917 - 2002)*
  Norman Thomas Townsend (1921 - 1992)*
  Robert Townsend (1924 - 2011)*
  John Townsend (1926 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mahoning Valley Memorial Park Cemetery
Youngstown
Mahoning County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Colleen K.
Record added: Oct 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16367792
Benjamin Franklin Townsend
Added by: Colleen K.
 
Benjamin Franklin Townsend
Added by: Janice Budd Fentress
 
 
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For my Uncle Benjamin, who I never did get to know very well, as you lived in Ohio and my dad (your brother) lived in Pennsylvania
- Colleen K.
 Added: Aug. 30, 2011
 
 
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