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229 North Fifth St.
Reading, PA 19601
Phone: (610) 373-4500
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David  Bender

David Bender

Monday, January 17th, 1949 - Thursday, November 5th, 2020
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David S. Bender, 71, was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather.
Dave graduated from Bucknell University with a BA and from Cornell University with a PhD in educational psychology. For 43 years he worked at Penn State Berks, most recently as Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and as Registrar. He served on the Exeter School Board for 34 years.
Dave is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbara, his sister, Sherri Bender, sister-in-law, Sue Radcliffe, his children, Michelle and Andy Siegel, Eric Bender and Abby Brill, and Jeffrey and Kim Bender. Dave’s favorite title was Grandpa Dave to his grandchildren Shayla, Jocelyn, Zachary, Bryce, Colin, and Caitlin. He was pre-deceased by his brother Roger and granddaughter Catherine.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial scholarship is being established in Dave’s honor. Contributions can be sent to Penn State Berks Office of Development, PO Box 7009, Wyomissing, PA 19610. Please designate the purpose of your contribution on the check.
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Annemarie G. Missonis

Posted at 01:34pm
I am sorry for your loss. I will always remember that Dr. Bender was the first to sign my Berks County Voting Petition to attempt to run for Recorder of Deeds in the spring of 1999. I applied to Berks Campus at the age of 49 to compete with my youngest son for a BA. My youngest son died in 2019, he was run over by a car on Spring Valley Road. When I think of one of them, I can only remember both of them being there. Dr. Bender was stubborn on some issues but helpful of others. I am sure he helped my students at Berks Campus. If no one else says it, Thank you, Dr. Bender for your time there. Sincerely, Annemarie G. Missonis

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