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Herbert A. Bensley

Birth
Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 8 Jun 2013 (aged 76)
Bushkill, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Dingmans Ferry, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 3 Plot 71
Memorial ID 112272899 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Tom Romano
  • Added: 13 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112272899
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert A. Bensley (17 Feb 1937–8 Jun 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112272899, citing Delaware Cemetery, Dingmans Ferry, Pike County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Romano (contributor 47471526) .