Patricia E. Bender

Patricia E. "Pat" Bender, 68 Patricia E. "Pat" Bender, 68, a resident of the Lester section of Tinicum Township, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on November 26, 2013 at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. Born in Ridley Park, she was the daughter of Edward and Myrtle Yankonis, Sr. Pat was employed as a bank officer for 34 years retiring from Wells Fargo Bank in Philadelphia. She enjoyed reading in her spare time, but most of all, she will be remembered as a woman who was devoted to her home and family. Survivors: Her husband, Richard Bender; Her daughter, Carolyn Bender; Her sister, Irene Rasmussen; and her brother, Robert Yankonis. Funeral Service: Will be held on Tuesday, December 3rd, at 11 a.m., at the Griffith Funeral Chapel, 520 Chester Pike in Norwood, Pa. Visitation: Will be on Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial: Will be private. In lieu of flowers: Contributions made in Pat's memory to , 125 South 9th Street, Suite 202, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, would be appreciated. Condolences: May be sent online to

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Griffith Funeral Chapel Inc
520 Chester Pike Norwood, PA 19074
(610) 586-2142
Published in The Daily Times on Dec. 1, 2013