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Edward C. Bentz
June 26, 1933 ~ January 5, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Edward C. Bentz, age 90, of Rowes Run, PA passed away on Friday, January 5, 2024.
He was born on June 26, 1933 in McKeesport, PA to the late Edward and Genevieve Peluso Bentz.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Shirley Mae McGalla Bentz. They were married at St. Cecilia R.C. Church by the Rev. Fr. Michael Filipchec. Also preceded in death by a sister Delores Mather.
He is survived by his loving son, Terry Stephen Bentz of Vanderbilt, PA;
brother, William Bentz and wife Michele of Rowes Run, PA;
numerous nieces and nephews.
He drove an 18 wheelers in his younger days. Then he became a Mack Truck Mechanic for 30 years. He was a State Inspection Certified Mechanic, Cummins Diesel certified Mechanic. He loved trap shooting, horseshoe pitching, bowling and he was excellent in all three. He coached Stephen Todak to back to back PA State Championships in the Junior Category in trap shooting. He was a member of St. Cecilia R.C. Church of Grindstone, PA.
At his request there will be no viewing. There will be a Funeral Mass on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 10:00 AM in St. Cecilia R. C. Church with the Rev. Fr. Efren Ambre as celebrant. Interment in Lafayette Memorial Park. A special thank-you to Cathy Bentz Umbel and Gary for all their help and great food; and thanks to Bob Kalametz for all his help. www.skirpanfuneralhome.com