Christian Benner Sr.
Christian Benner, Sr., 86, of Pitman the last 28 years and formerly of Hatboro passed away Saturday, October 27th, at his home.
Christian was born in Hatboro, PA on January 11, 1932, a son of the late Minnie (Schramm) and William Merrill Benner.
He was the preceded in death by his wife Mary E. (Strzelecki) Benner who passed away September 30, 2015.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War aboard the U.S.S Tingey D.D. 539.
He was self-employed working as a carpenter.
Chris attended Hepler’s Church of God
He enjoyed attending Navy reunions. He was an avid card player and looked forward to sitting on his porch and going for rides.
Christian is survived by a son, Christian, Jr, husband of Sheila Benner, of Quakertown; four daughters, Bonnie, wife of Rodney Clemmer; Cathy, wife of Art Snyder, Debbie, wife of Richard Lowthert, Wendy, wife of Richard Steich, all of Pitman; a daughter-in-law Linda Benner of Bedminster; 15 Grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Lee Benner, an infant daughter Cindy Benner; and siblings William, Gertrude, Ellen, Jean, George, and Charles.
Viewing will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon at Hepler’s Church of God, where the funeral service will follow at 12:00 noon with Pastor Bob Cassel and Pastor Jerry Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Hepler’s Church of God Cemetery Pitman.
The Stephen R. Rothermel Funeral Home, Klingerstown has charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest book please visit www. srrfh.com.