Ernest BenwayNovember 25,2012Ernest Benway Rites
CHESTER — A Mass of Christian Burial for Ernest “Ernie” Benway, 86, who died Nov. 17, 2012, was celebrated Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Church in Chester. The Rev. James E. Zuccaro, pastor, was the celebrant.
The organist was Jacob McLaughlin and the cantor was Bill Kearns. The Responsorial Psalm was sung by daughter Judi Mills, and she and granddaughter Amber Taylor sang the Communion Hymn.
The readings were given by daughter Cindy Kehoe. The Offertory gifts were brought forward by granddaughters Angela Hescock, Elaine Chila, Amber Taylor and Bethany Bockmann. Words of remembrance were given by son Stuart Benway.
Bearers were Stuart Benway, Jeffrey Benway, Kirk Kehoe, Nathan Kehoe, Robert Kehoe and Peter Benway. Burial followed in Pleasant View Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the direction of Adams Funeral Home of Chester.
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