Josephine M. Bender

August 2, 1930January 14, 2021

Josephine M. Bender, 90, Lebanon, passed away on Thursday January 14, 2021 in the Wellspan Good Samaritan Hospital. She was the wife of the late Paul H. Bender, Sr. She was born in Lebanon on August 2, 1930 a daughter of the late Elmer E. Heist, Sr. and the late Annie Long Heist. She had been a member of the Lebanon Wesleyan Church and enjoyed playing bingo and doing crossword puzzles. She is survived by children: Shirley Whitman, Mary Whitman, Terry Bender, Ronald Bender; grandchildren: Jamie Walter, Carol Stoner, Brian and David Whitman, Jason Leedy, Ryan and Michelle Klug, Cory, Tyler and Travis Bender; 16 great-grandchildren; 11 great great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son: Paul Bender, Jr. Services will private.


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