Raymond Bentz

Obituary of Raymond F. Bentz

Ilion - Mr. Raymond F. Bentz, 84, of Ilion, passed away Thursday, March 10, 2022 in The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing in Ilion with his loving family by his side. He was born in Ilion on February 20, 1938, the son of the late Raymond and Evelyn Wilson Bentz and he graduated from Ilion High School with the class of 1957. He was married to Beverly Tennant on August 29, 1957 in the Church of the Annunciation. He was employed as a Computer Board Etcher with MDS in Herkimer for many years. He was also a proud Volunteer Firefighter with the Ilion Fire Department with 50 years of service. Ray is survived by his beloved wife, Beverly; two sons, Scott Bentz of Ilion and Gregg Bentz and his wife, Betsi of Watertown; two daughters, Susan Bentz of Herkimer and Roberta Drescher and her husband, Peter of Hilton, NY; his grandchildren, Bradley Bentz of Virginia Beach, Kyle and Regan Bentz of Virginia Beach, Kirstin Drescher of Hilton, NY, Heather Drescher of Rochester, NY and Kayla Bentz of Watertown, NY; his great-grandchildren, Arayiah Bentz, Greyson Bentz, Stella Bentz; his sister-in-law, Donna Barrett and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was Predeceased by one brother, Ronald Bentz. Calling hours will be held Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM with a service to follow in the Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, 100 Otsego St. in Ilion. Interment will take place in the spring in Armory Hill Cemetery. To leave condolences for Ray’s family, please visit www.whiter-hendrix.com INTERMENT UPDATE: Spring Interment for Ray will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 11:00 AM in Armory Hill Cemetery in Ilion.
Saturday
19
March

Calling Hours

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home
100 Otsego St.
Ilion, New York, United States
315-894-3781
Saturday
19
March

Funeral Service

4:00 pm
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home
100 Otsego St.
Ilion, New York, United States
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