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Doris Benner

Doris M. Benner (Hess)

Saturday, June 26th, 1943 - Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Obituary

Doris M. (Hess) Benner, better known as “Mom-Mom” and “Nana”, 75, of East Greenville, passed away, Saturday, February 16, 2019 at her home. She was the loving wife of LaMar C. Benner, with whom she shared 55 years of marriage.

Born in Boyertown, she was a daughter of the late Stanley and Reda (Conrad) Hess.

She was a 1961 graduate of Boyertown High School and was a Lens Inspector at Plummer Precision Optics in Pennsburg for 30 years. She was also a waitress throughout her life, working at Cliff’s Diner in Boyertown, Woodside Villa in Bechtelsville and Café 663 in Pennsburg.

Doris was also known for her volunteer work with the Upper Perkiomen Ambulance Association, in the kitchens at Pennsburg Fire Co., Red Hill Fire Co., the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society.

Surviving along with her husband are her three children, Connie M. Benner the companion of Robert Lanyon of Stowe, Mark A. Benner of East Greenville and Cheryl A. wife of Michael Cressman of Barto; four grandchildren, Matthew, Nicholas, Ryan and Jillian; sisters, Dolores, wife of Robert Townsley of Boyertown and Gloria, wife of Herbert Schubert of Boyertown; and a brother, Richard Hess and wife, Laura of Winter Springs, FL.

In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by an infant grandson, Christopher and her mother-in-law, Stella Benner.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ, 1070 Church Rd., East Greenville, PA 18041 with Rev. Cydney Van Dyke officiating. A burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends and family are invited to a viewing from 9 to 10:45 AM at the church prior to the service. Arrangements entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, 222 Washington St., East Greenville, PA 18041. Offer sympathy at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to New Goshenhoppen UCC and the Open Link, 452 Penn St., Pennsburg, PA 18073.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:45am
    When
    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 9:00am - 10:45am
    Location
    New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ
    Address
    1070 Church Road
    EAST GREENVILLE, PA 18041
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, February 21st, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    New Goshenhoppen United Church of Christ
    Address
    1070 Church Road
    EAST GREENVILLE, PA 18041
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Cydney Van Dyke
  • Interment

    Location
    New Goshenhoppen Cemetery
    Address
    1070 Church Road
    EAST GREENVILLE, PA 18041
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Brian Hess

Posted at 06:34am
I will miss her so much.
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Ella Barry

Posted at 08:56am
LaMar and family, I was so heartbroken when I read of the passing of Doris! I often thought of you both and always kept my eyes open in hopes to see you guys in Dushore. She was quite the lady and I will always remember her beautiful smile and her loving caring ways she had about her! My thoughts and prayers are with you all!! She will be greatly missed!!!!
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Kathleen Cross

Posted at 08:47pm
So very sorry for your loss. Doris was an amazing woman. Always willing to help others. She always had a friendly smile for everyone. Doris will be missed by many.
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Russell Cattell

Posted at 04:16pm
LaMar and family,
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
C. Russell and Cheryl Cattell
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Joe, Cindy, Lilly, and Lindsey Yanacek

Posted at 11:28am
We are thinking of you during this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
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