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Darby Bender Sr.

September 4, 1934 — August 23, 2019

Darby A. Bender Sr., 84, of Gardners, PA passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Annville, PA on September 4, 1934 to the late Arthur and Stella (Slusser) Bender and was the widow, Doris (Bittinger) Bender, who passed away March of 2014.

Darby was a graduate of Biglerville High School and retired from Inland Container after 42 years of service. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church and the National Rifle Association. Darby loved the outdoors, especially gardening.

Surviving is his son, Darby Bender Jr. of Gardners, stepsister, Pat Fellenbaum of Lancaster and stepfather Nelson F. Kane.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Rev. David Clark officiating. Burial will be held in the Goodyear Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Zion Lutheran Church.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

501 North Baltimore Avenue, Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065

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