Joyce E. Benner


February 18, 1929 - February 21, 2014

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Joyce E. Benner, formerly of Sellersville and Perkasie, PA, died Friday, February 21, 2014 in Grand View Hospital, West Rockhill Twp., PA. She was 85.

She was the wife of the late Marvin C. Benner, who died January 10, 2013.

Born in Perkasie, she was the daughter of the late Hiram and Hermena (Miller) Steely. She was a 1946 graduate of Sell-Perk High School, Perkasie, PA.

She was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Perkasie.

Mrs. Benner was a homemaker. She also worked as a coil winder for Emico in Perkasie, Bedminster and Dublin for 30 years, retiring in 1992.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, talking about her grandchildren, baking, cooking, word puzzles, and TV game shows.

She is survived by two daughters, Sharon Grass and her husband, Rod, of Souderton, PA, and Deborah Panko and her husband, Carl, of Perkasie; a son, Edward Benner and his wife, Kathy, of Quakertown; a son-in-law, Richard Thaler and his wife Margaret, of Riegelsville, PA; 12 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; a sister, Gertrude Duh, of Hellertown; She was preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Thaler, in 1999 and three sisters, Dorothy Rosenberger, Elsie Miller and Ruth Greaser and one brother, Marvin Steeley.

Her Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, February 28, 2014, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19 South Fifth Street, Perkasie, PA 18944, where family and friends may call from 9:30 AM until service time. Interment will follow in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Perkasie.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Church at the above-named address.

Arrangements are by the Bernard Suess Funeral Home, 606 Arch Street, Perkasie.

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Bernard Suess Funeral Home
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Perkasie, PA 18944
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Telford, PA 18969
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