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Gloria Benner

Gloria Jean Benner, 67, of Highspire, entered into eternal rest suddenly on Wednesday, December 10, at Community General Osteopathic Hospital, Harrisburg.

 Gloria was born on May 4, 1947 in Pottsville, and was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Violet F. Klein Good.

 She was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Highspire; was a former Girl Scout leader for Troop 847 for many years; she also enjoyed various types of crafts; and was a former secretary for Town and Country Day School.

 In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard Benner, in October of 2013.

 Gloria is survived by her daughter, Cindy J., wife of Tom Dietrich of Upper St. Clair, Pa.; two granddaughters Melody and Aria Dietrich of Upper St. Clair; a sister Anna Dimeler of Middletown; and several nieces and nephews.

 A Tribute to her life: Tuesday, December 16, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 240 Broad St., Highspire, with the Rev. Chuck Utter, her pastor, officiating.
 Viewing: Monday, December 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown.

 Memorial contributions in Gloria’s name may be made to American Diabetes Association, 3544 North Progress Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

 The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek & Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middletown, to handle the funeral arrangements.

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