First Posted: 9/21/2008
Randall Willard Bender , 65, Laflin, died Sept. 14, 2008 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He was born in New London, OH, on July 11, 1943, a son of Kathleen B. and George W. Bender. For most of his adult life he lived in Cincinnati, OH. He was a member of the Wilkes-Barre flotilla of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Valley Lodge No.499 of Free and Accepted Masons. Surviving are his companion, Carol; a daughter, Sherri L. Ehlers and her husband, David, of Springboro, OH; son, John R. Bender and his wife, Sarah, of Euclid, OH; four grandsons; two cousins; and close friends. Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Reese Funeral Chapel, Plymouth.