Betty J. Benner

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Nov. 11, 2012

Mrs. Betty Jane Benner, age 80, formerly of Plains Township and Hanover Township, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 in Mountain View Hospital, Las Vegas, Nev., following an illness.

Mrs. Benner was born in Wilkes-Barre, daughter of the late Charles and Grace Morgan Mann, and attended Plains Township schools. She had been employed for many years in the garment industry in Wyoming Valley and had been a member of the former Plains Township Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her sister Agnes Glycenfer, and by her brother, William Mann.

Surviving are her children, Mrs. Linda J. Conway and her husband, William, Hanover Township, and Karen Benner, Las Vegas, with whom she had resided; grandchildren, Jessica Conway, Hanover Township; Jennifer Gunshannon and her husband, Tom, Gouldsboro, and William Conway III, Hanover Township; a great-grandchild (on the way); a sister, Mrs. Ruth Ann Kinney, Plains Township; and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, at 11 a.m. from the H. Merritt Hughes Funeral Home Inc., a Golden Rule Funeral Home, 451 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will follow in Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre. Friends may call Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service.

The family requests that flowers be omitted and that donations in Mrs. Benner's name be made to a .

Published in Times Leader on Dec. 12, 2012
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