PLAINS TWP. — Benny E. Howe, Sergeant Major, U.S. Army, retired, 84, of the Hilldale section of Plains Township, passed away Sept. 2, 2014, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township. He was the husband of the former Bernadine Ferenchick, who passed away on Feb. 27, 2003. Funeral 9 a.m. Saturday at Corcoran Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Main St., Plains Township. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter & Paul Church, 13 Hudson Road, Plains Township. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.