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BENSHOFF, Martha L.


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    Tribune-Democrat, 30 Jul 2003, Page C7, Contributed by Norine Swisher

 
Name:   BENSHOFF, Martha L.
Death Date:   29 Jul 2003
Age:   89
Birth Date:   10 Nov 1913
Parents:   Frank and Catherine (Ford) Eppley
Spouse:   Paul J. Benshoff
Preceded in death by:   Parents, husband, and brothers, Gilbert and Wesley Eppley
Survived by:   Children: Phyllis (Mrs. Edward “Ted” Myers), James Benshoff, married to the former Elizabeth “Bessie” Sutton, and Ralph Benshoff. Grandchildren: Susan (Mike) Stager, Edward (Jackie) Myers, Barbara (Tom) Krcha, Matthew (Renee) Myers, Dan (Carrie) Myers, Cindy Benshoff, Christina (Steve) Hines, Cheryl (Scott) Burns, Malisha Benshoff, Heidi (Chris) Benshoff and Tonya Benshoff; great-grandchildren Jocelyn and Julia Myers; Tabatha Myers and Travis Stiffler; Marissa and Cassidy Myers; Stephanie, Rebecca and Christine Yakicic; and Manisha, Latisha, Alexis and Jordan Benshoff; sister-in-law, Virginia Benshoff, and friends and care givers, Pat Voss and Gennie Kuisick.
Buried:   Benshoff Hill Cemetery
Newspaper:   Tribune-Democrat
Obituary Date:   30 Jul 2003
Contributed by:   Norine Swisher
Remarks:   Martha L. Benshoff, 89, Cassandra, formerly of New Germany, died Tuesday, July 29, 2003, in Cassandra. Born Nov. 10, 1913, in Johnstown, the daughter of Frank and Catherine (Ford) Eppley. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul J. Benshoff; and brothers, Gilbert and Wesley Eppley. She was the last member of her immediate family. Survivors include children: Phyllis, wife of Edward “Ted” Myers, Cassandra; James Benshoff, married to the former Elizabeth “Bessie” Sutton, New Germany; and Ralph Benshoff, South Fork. The beloved grandmother of Susan (Mike) Stager, Edward (Jackie) Myers, Barbara (Tom) Krcha, Matthew (Renee) Myers, Dan (Carrie) Myers, Cindy Benshoff, Christina (Steve) Hines, Cheryl (Scott) Burns, Malisha Benshoff, Heidi (Chris) Benshoff and Tonya Benshoff, Martha was the great-grandmother of Jocelyn and Julia Myers; Tabatha Myers and Travis Stiffler; Marissa and Cassidy Myers; Stephanie, Rebecca and Christine Yakicic; and Manisha, Latisha, Alexis and Jordan Benshoff. Also surviving is her sister-in-law, Virginia Benshoff, Bradenton, Fla.; and friends and care givers, Pat Voss and Gennie Kuisick. As a hobby and past time, Martha loved to crochet. She was a member of the Third Brethren Church, Morrellville. Friends were received Wednesday, July 30 at the Mark A. Serenko Funeral Home, Portage, where funeral services were held Thursday, July 31 with the Rev. Richard P. Howe, officiating. Committal was in Benshoff Hill Cemetery.
 

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