|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1927|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2012|
Fayetteville (Franklin County)
MRS. JEAN IRENE (McCLEAF) BENCHOFF, 84, a resident of The Village of Laurel Run, Fayetteville, PA and formerly of 15348 Summit Farm Drive, Blue Ridge Summit, PA, died at 9:24 A.M., Thursday, January 5, 2012 in the nursing home. She had been in failing health for the past six months.
Born February 10, 1927 in Harbaugh Valley, PA, she was the daughter of the late Guy C. McCleaf, Sr. and LaVina G. (Breach) McCleaf.
Mrs. Benchoff attended Greenstone School.
She and her husband, the late Mr. Stanley L. Benchoff, Sr., were married February 29, 1944 in Highfield, MD. They moved to their present residence in 1969. Mr. Benchoff passed away November 28, 2010.
Mrs. Benchoff was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Fountaindale, PA.
She is survived by a son, Stanley L. Benchoff, Jr. and wife Vera-Jean of Blue Ridge Summit, two grandchildren, Trevis L. Benchoff and wife Julie of Waynesboro; Shimae D. O'Hara and husband, Richard of Waynesboro, two great-grandsons, Mason and Darek Benchoff; one sister, Darlene Kinley of Waynesboro; one brother, Ralph O. McCleaf of Middletown, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by twin great-grandsons, William Allen and Wallace Lee O'Hara; two sisters, Florence J. Benjamin and Doris McCleaf; and three brothers, Guy C. McCleaf, Jr., Robert McCleaf, and Albert McCleaf.
Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Monday, January 9, 2012, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, with Pastor John S. Mullen, officiating. Burial will follow in Fountaindale Union Cemetery, near Blue Ridge Summit.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services, Monday afternoon, in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Otterbein Church, 801 Park St., Waynesboro, PA, 17268 or Lutheran Home Care and Hospice, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA, 17202.
Source : The Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home - Waynesboro, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania - Thursday, January 5, 2012
Guy C McCleaf (1900 - 1982)
Stanley Lee Benchoff (1926 - 2010)
Fountaindale Union Cemetery
Created by: Melvin L. Halterman
Record added: Jan 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 82997662