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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Charles Harvey Bentz
May 8, 1927 - January 22, 2019

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Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Map
Donation - First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City - 701 Wesley Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226 - 609-399-1833 - Map

Charles Harvey Bentz of Berwick, Pennsylvania and Ocen City, NJ died Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at his home in Berwick. He was 91 years old. Charles was born May 8, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late Charles B. Bentz and the late Ethel Bentz (nee - Stiles). He is the beloved husband of Eileen Bentz (nee - Christian); father of Linda Wilson and her husband Howard and Mark Christian Bentz.

Charlie was born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia. He attended Temple University and Eckels College of Mortuary Science. Charlie was a funeral director and owner of Charles H. Bentz Funeral Home located at 4716 Leiper Street in the Frankford section of Philadelphia for many years. He was a Past Master and long time member of Frankford Lodge No. 292 F. & A. M. and a member of Knapp Lodge No. 462 F. & A. M., and LuLu Shrine. Charlie enjoyed giving his time to the Optimist Club, the Northeast Boy’s Club, and Shriner’s Hospital for Children.

Services were private at the family’s request.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City, 701 Wesley Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226.

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