|Object Name||Recording, Audio|
|Scope & Content||Interview by Patrick Benner of grandmother Marie M. Moyer Benner (b. 10/06/1924), daughter of Elmer & Sadie Moyer Moyer.|
Marie M. Benner, 88, of Souderton, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2012 in the skilled nursing unit of the Souderton Mennonite Homes, Franconia Twp. She was the beloved wife of 67 years to the late Charles B. Benner who died in 2009.
Born in Norristown, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Sadie (Moyer) Moyer.
A homemaker for most of her life, Mrs. Benner was a member of Franconia Mennonite Church. Along with her husband, she helped to plant the Salem Mennonite Church, where she taught Sunday school and Bible School, and participated in the Sewing Circle. In her free time she also enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, traveling and quilting.
She was survived by a daughter, Christine Seasholtz and her husband, William, of Hatfield; four sons: Dennis M. Benner and his wife, Donita, of North Springfield, VT, C. David Benner and his wife, Elfriede, of Perkasie, Timothy Benner and his wife, Pamela, of Telford and Neil Benner and his wife, Barbara, of Souderton; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death a daughter-in-law, Faye Benner, and a brother, Raymond "Buddy" Moyer.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 in the Summit View Auditorium of the Souderton Mennonite Homes. Interment was in the Franconia Mennonite Cemetery.
|Object ID #||2013.25.78|
|Source||Gift of S. Duane Kauffman|
Benner, Marie M. Moyer, 1924-2012
|Collection||Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes|