Sara J. (Wilson) (Fultz) Benner

REEDSVILLE – Sara J. (Wilson) (Fultz) Benner, 93, a life long residence of Reedsville, died at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Huntingdon.

She was born on March 26, 1920, in Reedsville, a daughter to the late Charles S. and Clara E. (Groose) Wilson. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Samuel O. Fultz, in 1978, and her second husband, Harold L. Benner, in 1992.

She is survived by: her children, Robert S. Fultz, of Huntingdon, and Joyce A. (Fultz) Thompson, of Woodhaven, Mich.; stepchildren, Delmar Benner, of McAlisterville, Gail Benner Nipple, of McAlisterville, and Jane Fenner Bloom, of Harrisburg; sister, Harriet E. (Wilson) Reed, of Reedsville; four grandchildren, Stephen T. Thompson, of Linden, Mich., Robert Thompson, of Dearborn, Mich., Toni Jane Bucynski, of Huntingdon, and Deron S. Fultz, of Huntingdon; and three great-grandchildren, Samuel Thompson, of Linden, Mich., Adam Bucynski, of Huntingdon, and Lauren Bucynski, of Huntingdon.

She was preceded in death by: four brothers, Paul E. Wilson, Charles S. Wilson Jr., Ross E. Wilson and Henry F. Wilson; and a sister, Ethel Mae (Wilson) Shilling.

She lived in Huntingdon with her son Robert, for 14 years prior to her death.

She graduated from Reedsville High School. She worked at American Viscose, Lewistown, Kishacoquillas High School, Reedsville, and the Arrow Shirt Factory, Lewistown.

She was a member of the Reedsville Evangelical Lutheran Church, Reedsville.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Bohn Funeral Home, 55 N. Main St., Reedsville, with Pastor Suzanne Morelli officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Reedsville Evangelical Lutheran Church, P.O. 537, Reedsville, PA 17084 or Huntingdon County Pride, 1301 Mount Vernon Ave., Huntingdon, PA 16652.