Carol R. Bender

Carol R. Bender, 64, of Thompsontown, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin.

Born April 9, 1954, in Thompsontown, she was a daughter of the late Raymond S. and Mary E. (Speece) Bender.

She is survived by four siblings, Kaylene Swartz, and Harmon “Hump” Bender Sr., both of Mifflin, Maude Speece and husband, Robert Sr., and Anna Mae Haubert, both of Thompsontown.

She was preceded in death by five brothers, Charlie, Clayton, Sam, Boyd and Billy Bender.

She attended the Evangelical Methodist Church at Oakland Mills.

Carol enjoyed embroidery, crocheting and cross-stitch and loved shopping at flea markets, yard sales and auctions.

Her service will be at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Oakland Mills Evangelical Methodist Church. with a viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Evangelical Methodist Church, 148 Leonard Road, Oakland Mills, PA 17076.

Guss Funeral Home Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, has care of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at