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Edward Robert Bennethum

March 31, 1941 September 4, 2019
Edward Robert Bennethum
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Obituary for Edward Robert Bennethum

Edward Robert Bennethum passed into eternity Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at UPMC Passavant Hospital after complications resulting from the West Nile Virus.

Ed was born March 31, 1941 in Reading, PA, and was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Pauline (Manderbach) Bennethum.

Ed was an Army veteran where he acquired his life-long trade and went on to a long career in the steel industry as a machinist, retiring from TMK Ipsco Koppel Steel in 2011.

Ed is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sally “Sue” (Moyer) Bennethum; daughter, Vicki P. Green (C. David Green); son, Keith Bennethum (Beth Monich); grandson Dante Zompetti (Elizabeth Lawrence); granddaughters, Erica Zompetti, Emma and Ryley Bennethum; and great-grandson, Dante (DJ) Zompetti, Jr. Furthermore, Ed is survived by many cousins, in-laws, nieces, nephews, friends and acquaintances. He is also survived by cousins, Barbara "Babs" (Patrick) Coller and Charlie (Patty) Jones of Reading, PA.

Ed, an only child, was a devoted family man and member of St. Peter’s Reformed Church, ever focused on leading his family and living in the light of Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. Ed was an avid outdoorsman, hunter and firearms enthusiast.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. at Boylan Funeral Home, Inc., 324 East Grandview Ave., Zelienople, PA, 16063.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Peter’s Reformed Church, 320 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople, PA 16063. Luncheon and graveside service to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Peter’s Reformed Church in Ed’s name, “Edward R. Bennethum.”


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Visitation

Sunday

8

Sep

5:00 PM 9/8/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/8/2019 8:00:00 PM
Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East

324 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063

Boylan Funeral Home, Inc. - Zelienople East
324 E. Grandview Avenue Zelienople 16063 PA
United States

Service

Monday

9

Sep

11:00 AM 9/9/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Peter's Reformed Church

320 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063

St. Peter's Reformed Church
320 E. Grandview Avenue Zelienople 16063 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Peter's Reformed Church

320 E. Grandview Avenue
Zelienople, PA 16063
Please donate in Ed’s name, “Edward R. Bennethum.”
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