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Ronald J. "Buzz" Bensinger

January 13, 1951 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 66)

Ronald J. "Buzz" Bensinger, 66, of Wayne Township, passed away Monday, May 8th, at home, surrounded by his family. 

Born in Pottsville on January 13, 1951, he was a son of the late Irvin & Martha (Amour) Bensinger.

He was the husband of Sandra L. (Walasavage) Bensinger.

Buzz was a Blue Mountain High School graduate and had been employed as a union boilermaker.

He was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Friedensburg, and the Cressona Lodge No. 222 Free & Accepted Masons. 

In addition to his parents, Buzz is also preceded in death by his brothers: Charles & Irvin Bensinger.

In addition to his wife, he is also survived by two daughters: Kim, wife of Steve Cryts, Schuylkill Haven, and Karen, wife of Jason Conage, Schuylkill Haven, and a son, Kevin, husband of Tami Bensinger, Schuylkill Haven, grandchildren: Jake, Colton, Keenan, Brody, Abigail, Ethan, & Tyler, a brother, Walter "Ben" Bensinger, New Ringgold, and two sisters: Nancy Watkins, Hazleton, and Faye Ketner, Schuylkill Haven.

Buzz was an avid hunter who passed on this love to his son and grandson.  Second only to the love for his wife, was his love for his grandchildren and sports.  For anyone who attended any sporting events involving his grandchildren, you could hear his love and support above all others.

Service and interment will be privately held at the family's convenience.

At the family's request, memorial contributions may be forwarded to American Cancer Society, 101 Frack St., Frackville, PA 17931.


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