Janet S. Bensinger, 81, of Orwigsburg, passed away Monday at her residence.
Born in Pottsville, Jan. 16, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Elizabeth Nabor Harron and Malcolm Harron.
She was the wife of Norman Bensinger. They married March 16th, 1991. Janet graduated from Pottsville High School in 1956.
She worked as a trimmer for both Schuylkill Haven casket companies.
She was a past member of Eastern Star and she was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.
She was predeceased by her son, John David Starr II; daughter, Linda Elizabeth Starr; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; sister, Martha Jenkins.
In addition to Norman, her husband of 25 years, Janet is survived by two daughters, Deborah C. Star Moyer, wife of David, and Sharon L. Starr Bigger, wife of Steven; two sons, Kevin M. Starr, husband of Joan Bender and Bryan D. Starr; stepsons, Todd Bensinger, husband of Megan, Glen Bensinger, husband of Carleen, and Norman Bensinger; stepdaughter, Bonnie, wife of David Davis; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; cousin, Merle Hasenaver Amos.
A religious service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., Orwigsburg. Friends are invited to call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Interment at Schuylkill Memorial Park Inc., Schuylkill Haven.
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Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
116 South Liberty Street
Orwigsburg, PA 17961
Published in Republican & Herald on Jan. 4, 2017