|Birth: ||Apr. 28, 1910|
|Death: ||Aug. 20, 1998|
FROSTBURG,MARYLAND -- Ralph Pengelly Bender Sr., 87, of 5 Standish St., Frostburg, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998, at Sacred Heart Hospital.
Born April 28, 1910, in Eckhart, he was the son of the late Albert and Katherine (Pengelly) Bender. He also was preceded in death by one brother, Lester Bender.
Mr. Bender worked in banking in Frostburg from 1929 to 1975. He was a member and past president of The Bankers Association.
Surviving are his wife, Edith (Dilley) Bender, a resident of St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Home; one son, Ralph P. Bender Jr., at home; three daughters, Frances Celine Kropff and husband Ernie, Silver Spring, Catherine B. Abbott and husband Allan R., Taneytown, and Martha J. Lashbaugh and husband William, Eckhart; eight grandchildren, John, Michael and Liana Kropff, Juliana Abbott Gehr, Alana Abbott Smith, Mary Edith Abbott Blubaugh, Ellen Kitzmiller and William Lashbaugh III; four great-grandchildren, Dylan Smith, Madison Gehr, Brant T. Kitzmiller and Macy Lashbaugh; and one sister, Madeline Thomas and husband William, Frostburg.
Friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home, P.A., 60 W. Main St., Frostburg, on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 1 p.m. with Father William E. Moody officiating.
Interment will be in St. Michael's Cemetery.
Publication Date: Friday, August 21, 1998
The Cumberland Times-News
(SOURCE) Joseph E. McKenzie
Albert Bender (1866 - 1947)
Catherine Bender (1870 - 1918)
Edith Dilley Bender (1911 - 1999)*
Saint Michaels Cemetery
Created by: Joe Mckenzie
Record added: Nov 26, 2009
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