|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1911|
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 1973|
Melvin James Benson, 61, of Three Springs, R.D.2, died Wednesday morning, October 24, 1973, at his home. Born November 16, 1911 at Three Springs, R.D., he was a son of Scott W. and Naomi (Wible) Benson. On April 8, 1933, he married Mabel G. Bachtel of Springfield Township. He is survived by his wife and these children: Fred L., Phoenixville; Merrill G. Royersford; Harold E. , Mount Holly Springs; Mrs. Vernon (Etheld a) Stydinger, Carteret, New Jersey and Berlin W. and Mrs. Wendell (Viola) Glunt, both of Shade Gap. There are 16 grandchildren. One son, Jesse, is deceased. These brothers a nd sisters remain: Charles and Mrs. Orlen Gray, both of Orbisonia; Archie and Mrs. Freda Bair, both of Mount Union, R.D., and Mrs. Edna Schwetz, Cincinnati, Ohio. There is one half-sister, Mrs. Thelma Yingling of Wells Valley. The deceased was of the Protestant faith. During his life, he had been employed as a coal miner. Burial will be in the Chilcoat Cemetery in Cromwell Township.
Winfield Scott Benson (1882 - 1967)
Naomi Jane Wible Benson (1884 - 1962)
Mabel Grace Bachtel Benson (1904 - 1974)
Fred L. Benson (1933 - 2002)*
Jesse Lee Benson (1943 - 1943)*
Created by: Nancy Thompson
Record added: Mar 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34735421
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