James E. Benson

January 5, 2018

Benson, James Obituary

James E. Benson, 77, of Three Springs, PA, died Friday, January 5, 2018 at UPMC, Altoona.
    
Born September 13, 1940 at Three Springs, PA, he was a son of the late Lester & Elsie (Stains) Benson. He was united in marriage to the former Martha I. Appleby on September 28, 1963 at Winchester, VA. Mrs. Benson survives at their home.
    
He is also survived by two daughters, Julie Roher and husband Stan of Three Springs, PA and Ginny Booher and husband Douglas of Saltillo, PA, six grandchildren, Heather Tice, Caleb Roher, Ben Roher, Becca Doyle, Kaley Booher and Hanna Booher and one great grandson Landon Ruggiero. Also surviving are three siblings, Larry Benson of Three Springs, PA, Rowena Hensler of North Carolina and Holly Richard of Ohio.
    
Mr. Benson was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, Three Springs, PA. He was a also a member of the Three Springs Lions Club and the Three Springs Historical Society.
    
He retired in 2010 from Containment Solutions, Mt. Union, PA, after over 30 years service.
    
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley St., Orbisonia, PA with Rev. Rachel Horst officiating. Interment will be made at Three Springs Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 12 noon until 2:00 PM on Wednesday.
    
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Huntingdon County Humane Society, 11371 School House Hollow Road, Huntingdon, PA 16652.




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January 10, 2018
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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January 10, 2018
2:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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January 10, 2018

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Three Springs Cemetery

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