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Obituary for Merril C. "Butch" Benner Jr.

Merril Clyde “Butch” Benner, Jr., 77, of Camp Hill, formerly of McAlisterville, passed away at 6:31 PM on Friday, September 9, 2022 at UPMC Harrisburg.

Born on October 10, 1944 in Derry Twp., Mifflin County, he is a son of the late Merril C. Sr. and Jane E. (Kauffman) Benner.

He is survived by his children, Tracie Ann Benner, Shawn C. Benner both of Port Royal, Susan K. Aumiller of Lewistown, and Tonya I. Sitler of New Cumberland; one sister, Sandra Kinney of McAlisterville; two grandchildren, Andrew C. Ciecierski and Dereck T. Ciecierski; and two great grandchildren, Juniper Ciecierski and Ezra Ciecierski.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter in law, Daris Elizabeth (Shelley) Ciecierski.

Mr. Benner was a 1962 graduate of East Juniata High School and was employed and retired in 1991 as a Sewage Code Enforcement Officer.

Butch was a member and formerly attended the Bunkertown Brethren Church in McAlisterville where he had previously taught Sunday School, was a former member of the Fayette Area Lions Den in McAlisterville, and always enjoyed fishing.

All Services will be private with interment taking place at Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville.

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