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William J Benner
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1944
Bellefonte
Centre County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 5, 2012

               U.S. VETERAN

William J. Benner, 68, of Aaronsburg, formerly of Bellefonte, PA, passed away Dec. 5, 2012. Born Jan. 29, 1944, in Bellefonte, he was a son of the late Jesse and Betty (Holderman) Benner. His fiance, and his former wife survive him. William is also survived by four sons, two step-daughters, two sisters, a half brother, and eleven grandchildren. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence Benner and Bob Benner. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam Era. For his service he received the Vietnam Campaign Medal w/Device, the Good Conduct Award Medal, the National Defense Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal with 1 Star. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family in Arlington National Cemetery.

Centre Daily Times, Dec 8, 2012

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NOTE: DISCREPANCY IN BURIAL SITE
(Thanks to FAG member #47551132):

The Nationwide Gravesite Locator for Veterans and their spouses show William J Benner as being buried in Meyers Cemetery (in FAG database as Meyer).

237. BENNER, WILLIAM J
SGT US MARINE CORPS
VIETNAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/29/1944
DATE OF DEATH: 12/05/2012
BURIED AT:
MEYERS CEMETERY
BUFFALO RUN RD BELLEFONTE, PA 16823

Info will be appreciated from family member. Thank you.

Response from son: (Thank you!)
Hello this is Scott son of William J Benner he will have a Bronze marker placed at Myers cemetery. His ashes will be placed at Arlington National cemetery.
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 Parents:
  Jesse Benner (1920 - 1962)
  Betty J Holderman Benner (1926 - 1986)
 
Inscription:
Sergeant U.S. Marine Corps
 
Note: Interred June 24, 2013
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Columbarium 7 Z-12-1
 
Created by: dhb
Record added: Dec 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101908590
William J Benner
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