George E. Bender, 93

George E. Bender, 93, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, in Beebe Medical Center, Lewes, Del.

Bender was preceded in death by his son, Robert Bender; and his daughter, Sally Ann Zeisloft. He is survived by his wife Mabel; son, George Bender; step-son, Perry Townsend; daughters, Frances O’Keefe and Virginia Bell; step-daughter, Patricia Via; 26 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Indian River Senior Center Building Fund, 322-A Wilson Hwy., Millsboro, DE 19966.