Joseph P. Benfield Sr.

JOSEPH P. BENFIELD SR., 79, OF BECHTELSVILLE Joseph P. Benfield Sr., 79, of Bechtelsville, husband of Doris H. (Hess) Benfield, passed away Saturday April 5, 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital- Cedar Crest. Born in Bechtelsville, he was the son of the late George and Lillian (Herb) Benfield. Joseph worked in construction all his life and owned J&D Paving from 1989-1995. Surviving along with his wife are four sons Edward, Joseph Jr., Gerald, and Bruce Benfield; three daughters Bonnie Weller, Debra Benfield, and Nancy Ehling; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one brother Richard Benfield; and one sister Barbara Haring. Along with his parents, Joseph was predeceased by his son Gary Benfield. Funeral services are private. Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Philadelphia Ave., Gilbertsville is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Joseph's memory to the , 480 Norristown Rd., Suite 150, Blue Bell, PA 19422 or to the , PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693. View obituaries or send condolences at

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Catagnus Funeral Home
1020 East Philadelphia Avenue Gilbertsville, PA 19525
610-367- 4440
Published in The Mercury on Apr. 8, 2014