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Daily Item Obituaries

May 25, 2013

Cindy L. Gundrum Bennett, 56, New Columbia

NEW COLUMBIA — Cindy Lee (Thomas) Gundrum Bennett, 56, of River Road, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013, at her home.  

She was born Aug. 5, 1956, in Lewisburg, a daughter of Donald Dershem and the late Geraldine (Thomas) Dershem. She was married on Oct. 24, 2004, to Michael Bennett Jr., who survives.

Cindy was a 1974 graduate of Milton High School.

She was employed as a waitress at All American Truck Stop, Milton.  

Cindy was an avid bingo player and liked to crochet and play mini golf. She enjoyed being sociable and being around people. Cindy loved her dog Harry, and her cat Sammy.  

In addition to her husband and father, she is survived by one son, Norman Gundrum Jr., of Coal Township, and one sister, Tina Heimbach, of Watsontown.

Friends and relatives will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N Front St., Milton, where the funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

Burial will be in the Mazeppa Cemetery.


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Funeral Arrangements
  • Sunday, July 13, 2014

    BUCHER, HAZEL I., 89, of Sunbury. Visitation from 9 to 10:55 a.m. Monday at David T. Zweier Funeral Home, 157 chestnut St., Sunbury, followed by a memorial service at 11. Burial in Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.

    COHEN, DEBORAH L., 62, of Sunbury. Visitation from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at United Lutheran Church, 167 Seven Points Road, Sunbury, followed by memorial service at 6. James J. Terry Funeral Home, Downington.

    FORESMAN, DANIEL F., 71, of Pennsdale. Visitation from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday at Muncy Baptist Church, 11 W. Penn St., Muncy, followed by a memorial service at noon. Grenoble’s, Muncy.

    FRITZ, DEBRA J., 49, of Danville. Visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Monday at Elysburg Presbyterian Church, 320 W. Valley Ave., Elysburg, followed by funeral at noon. Burial in Columbia Hill Cemetery, Danville. Brady Funeral Home, Danville.

    LEISER, BERNICE I., 92, of Dewart. Visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church (Delaware Run), 6590 Musser Lane, Watsontown, followed by funeral at 11. Burial in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery. Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, Watsontown.

    MCDOWELL, ANNA L. BENSON, 93, of Athens, Ga. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, South Second and St. Louis streets, Lewisburg. Funeral held at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, 51 S. Third St., Lewisburg. Burial in Lewisburg Cemetery.

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    MORRIS, PHILIP A., 58, of Muncy. Graveside service at 11 a.m. Monday in Globe Mills Cemetery, Middleburg. Hummel Funeral Home, Middleburg.

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    WARNTZ, BERNICE I., 87, of Aaronsburg. Visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. today at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Aaronsburg, followed by the funeral at 3. Burial in Woodward Cemetery, Steven R. Neff Funeral Home, Millheim.


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