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Herbert A. Bensley
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Birth: Feb. 17, 1937
Pike County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 8, 2013
Bushkill
Pike County
Pennsylvania, USA

Herbert A. Bensley
(February 17, 1937 - June 8, 2013)

Herbert A. Bensley, 76, of Bushkill, died early Saturday morning, June 8, while under hospice care in his home. He was the husband of Joan C. (Clair) Bensley with whom he shared 47 years of marriage on September 25, 2012.
Born February 17, 1937 in Lehman Township, he was a son of the late Percy and Jennie (Schoonover) Bensley and lived in Lehman Township all his life.
He served in the United States Army in Germany and was employed by Pocono Fabricators from where he retired as plant manager after 46 years of service.
Herbert was a past district governor of the Lions Club, Stroudsburg, a past commander of the American Legion Post 514, Bushkill, chairman for the Zoning and Hearing Board in Lehman Township and a past member of the Pike County Library Board.
He also collected postcards and enjoyed doing puzzles.
In addition to his wife, he is suvived by two daughters; Beverly Smith of Middletown, CT, and Beth Ann Behme of Bushkill; three grandchildren, Raisa Bensley-Rockbadn of Middletown, CT and Tyler Cunard and Catherine Behme both of Bushkill; a brother, Walter Bensley of Bushkill; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers; John, Lester, and Donald Bensley.
There will be a viewing from 7:00 to 8:30PM on Tuesday, June 11, at the William H. Clark Funeral Home, 1003 Main Street, Stroudsburg. The funeral service will begin at 10:30AM Wednesday, June 12, at the funeral home with the Rev. John Harding officiating. Burial will follow in Delaware Cemetery, Dingman's Ferry.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial remembrances be made to the American Cancer Society, 2158 West Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 or to St. Jude's Childrens Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org.
Arrangements by William H. Clark Funeral Home, 1003 Main Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
 
 
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 Parents:
  Percy Bensley (1905 - 1987)
  Jennie Schoonover Bensley (1905 - 1993)
 
 Sibling:
  Herbert A. Bensley (1937 - 2013)
  Donald Garard Bensley (1941 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Delaware Cemetery
Dingmans Ferry
Pike County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 3 Plot 71
 
Created by: Tom Romano
Record added: Jun 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112272899
Herbert A. Bensley
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Past commander of the American Legion Post 514, Bushkill
- Herbert A. Bensley
 Added: Jun. 13, 2013

- Herbert A. Bensley
 Added: Jun. 13, 2013
 
 
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