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Marvin G. Benson

January 5, 1946 - December 27, 2023

U.S. Veteran

Date of Service January 3, 2024

Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.

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Marvin G. Benson, 77, of Simpson died Wednesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton His wife of 25 years is the former Karen Bianchi.

Born in Paterson, NJ, he was the son of the late Earl and Mary Bass Benson. Marvin was a graduate of Paterson East High School. He also had taken classes with International Detective training. He served with the Army during the Viet Nam War and then as a Staff Sergeant with the Air Force Reserves.

Marvin was a member of St. Rose Parish/ St. Michael’s Church, Simpson and the  Veteran of Foreign Wars Post #4712, Simpson where he was a member and Chaplin of the Honor Guard Unit and funeral coordinator.

He enjoyed fishing, hiking and being in the outdoors and shooting pool.

Marvin is survived by a son, Marvin E. Benson, Paterson, NJ, a daughter, Jodi Marie Hauck, West Deptford, NJ, a brother, Carmen W. Benson and wife Erveina, Paterson, NJ, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Marvin was preceded in death by a brother, Earl T. Benson.

The funeral will be Wednesday from the Joseph W Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc., 621 Main St., Simpson with Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM in St. Michael’s Church, 46 Midland St., Simpson. Military honors will follow and interment in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA.

Family and friends may call Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS. 66675-8516

For directions or condolences visit: www.scotchlasfuneralhome.com

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