Janet L. Bensinger, 88, of Orwigsburg, West Brunswick Twp., passed away Tuesday, October 1st, at Orwigsburg Center.
Janet was born in Orwigsburg, on March 21, 1931, a daughter of the late Kathryn (Broscious) Gruver and Marlin W. Gruver.
She was the widow of Arthur O. Bensinger. Passed away on May 15th, 2016.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Orwigsburg and a graduate of Orwigsburg High School, class of 1949.
In addition to being a homemaker she was employed at Kepner & Scott Shoe Co; WearEver Pen & Pencil factory and Argo Knitting Mill.
Janet is survived by
Five daughters, Kathleen Huntzinger, Companion of Glen Berkheiser
Cynthia, wife of George Henry
Judith, wife of Brian Schaffer
Cheryl, wife of Wallace Kimmel
Elaine, wife of Thomas Stephens
Her son, David Bensinger
Her sister, Gloria Jean, wife of Ronald Wessner and a brother, Barry Gruver, husband of Victoria.
She is also survived by grandchildren Corey Huntzinger, Colleen Baer, George Henry III, Scott Henry, Stacy Schlear McDaniel, Christina Kimmel, Veronica Spink, Roxanne Kimmel, Megan Bensinger, Michael Stephens and Kyle Stephens. Great Grandchildren Colton, Skyla, Kya, Kade, Lily, Rose, Coral, Myah and Nicco.
She was predeceased by a great grandson Alex Henry and her sisters Shirley Hoy and Sylvia Shay, Brother Thomas Gruver and an infant brother Lamar.
A Religious Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 8th at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Orwigsburg, with Rev. Michael Petresky officiating. Visitation will be held 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, in the church. Interment at Drehersville Evangelical Cemetery
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 215 N. Warren St. Orwigsburg, PA 17961.
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St. Paul's Lutheran Church Orwigsburg
215 North Warren Street, Orwigsburg PA 17961