Benjamin Karl Winter

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Benjamin Karl Winter, 45, of Shickshinny, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at home.

Mr. Winter was born in Kingston on Oct. 30, 1967, a son of the late Fred and Hazel Garinger Winter.

Benjamin was a graduate of Lake-Lehman High School in 1986 and later served in the U.S. Army Reserves for six years. He was employed by C&K Sanitation for 12 years and Mountain Stream Construction, Pikes Creek, for five years. Benjamin was a loving and caring at-home dad. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and reading.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, David Winter.

Mr. Winter is survived by his wife of 16 years, the former Tracey Ankudovich; children, Jacob Benjamin, Elijah Gabriel, Lucas David and Lily Grace Anne, all at home; brothers, Conrad Winter and his wife, Sharon, Towanda, Fred Winter and his wife, Lydia, Lehman, and Philip Winter and his wife, Krystle, Harveys Lake; sisters, Jean Swire and her husband, Ralph, Lehman, and Lori Williams and her husband, Russell, Lehman; and niece, Samantha, and her son, Zander.

A memorial service will be held Friday at 8 p.m. from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with the Rev. Peter Kuritz, co-pastor of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Wilkes-Barre, officiating. Friends may call from 6 p.m. to the time of service Friday.

The family requests no flowers.

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Published in Times Leader on May 1, 2013