Vendel Bender

Bender, Vendel, of Cohoes, NY, a former longtime resident of Beacon, entered into rest Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany, he was 89.
Born January 25, 1923 in Almaskamaras, Hungary, he was the son of the late Sebastian and Sabina Riess Bender. On September 23, 1950 in Germany he married Eva Ziegelbauer, Mrs. Bender pre deceased him on December 3, 2011.
Vendel was a retired Printer for Great Eastern Printing, Poughkeepsie, NY, as well as a member of St. Joachim’s Church Beacon.
Survivors include three daughters Elizabeth Bender of CA, Jean and her husband Scott Del Porte of NH and Joan Bender and her husband Ken Lattrell of Howe’s Cave, NY, a brother Joseph Bender of PA, and a sister Teresa Hammer of Hungary, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 13, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY, where at 6:30 p.m. services will take place. Rev. Marty Cartmell will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Catherine’s Center for Children 40 North Main Ave. Albany, NY 12203
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Arrangements are under the direction of Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY.

Date Of Service
Friday April 13, 2012 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc.

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  1. Tim and Rebecca Schreiber says:

    Dear liz and Family,
    We send our deepest condolences to you with the loss of your father. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Take comfort with knowing your dad is with the Lord, the heavenly angels, and is in eternal peace.

  2. Marilyn J LInk says:

    Dear Liz,

    You know I am sending my deepest sympathies on the loss of your dad. Somehow you seemed to know.My thoughts have been with you and your sisters so much since I recieved the news. You have all been through a lot of grief in the last few months. I am hoping that soon you will all know peace, and that your friends are with you in spirit.


  3. Carol and Wayne Smith says:


    It is so sad that your Father passed away so soon. And at the same time, so romantic. Our thoughts and sincere sympathy are with you and Scott at this difficult time.

    Carol and Wayne

  4. Patti and Jack Gilliam says:

    Our deepest sympathies to you Liz and your sisters with the passing of your Dad. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad and difficult time.
    Love, Patti and Jack

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