BENDER - Reed W. Age 82, of Tonawanda, NY, died October 6, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marie (Stanek) Bender and his sister, Cynthia Daigler. He was predeceased by his parents, Hobart and Almeda (Reed) Bender and his sister, Marlice Bender. Mr. Bender worked at the Alox Corporation in Niagara Falls for 46 years and retired in 1995. He served in the United States Army from 1954 until his Honorable Discharge in 1956. His demise was caused by complications from cancer treatment. Services will be private. Arrangements by THE LABUDA FUNERAL HOME, INC.

Published in the Buffalo News on Oct. 9, 2012