Jean Bender

Obituary of Jean Marie Bender

Jean Bender, 84 years old, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2012, at Franciscan Oaks, in Denville. She was born and raised in Newburg, NY, living in Cedar Grove and Boonton before moving to Denville 9 years ago. Mrs. Bender was a homemaker and a Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, a volunteer at Riverside Hospital in Boonton Twp. Jean was a member of the Rockaway Valley Garden Club and she loved music. Jean was the beloved wife of the late Donald Eugene Bender. Devoted mother of Joy Fedewitz and her husband James; Donald George and Charlene Hufnagle. Loving sister of the late Shirley Shubeck and devoted grandmother to Ryan, Laura, Corrine, Allison and Richard ; also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Service will be Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 9:00AM at Dangler Lewis and Carey Funeral Home, 312 West Main St. Boonton, NJ. followed by the funeral mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Birch St. in Boonton at 10:00 AM. Entombment will be at Gate of Heaven in East Hanover. Visitation will be Tuesday 4-8 PM at funeral home. Letters of condolences may be posted at www. In lieu of flowers donation can be made in Jean’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.
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