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Ruth Bender

AGE: 86 • New Castle

Ruth V. Bender, age 86, of New Castle passed away August 1, 2016.

Mrs. Bender was a member of the Milton Lion's Club and she loved to crochet, make cakes, watch baseball and collect Native American memorabilia. She and her grandson, Tyler shared a lifetime bond that they both cherished.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold M. Bender.

She is survived aside Shirley & Billy Carpenter, Steve Wilkins & Family, James & Margaret McVey, and finally her adopted family Donna. Steve and their son, Tyler and Chip & Dale who she has lived with for the last 5 years.

A funeral service will be held on August 5th at 1: 00 PM in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 416 Federal St., Milton, DE 19968 where friends may call after 12:00 noon. Interment will be at Henlopen Memorial Park, Milton, DE.

In lieu of flowers donations in Mrs. Bender's memory can be made to:

St. Francis Life, 1072 Justison Street, Wilmington DE 19801.
Published in The News Journal on Aug. 3, 2016
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