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1934 FRANKLIN 2020


June 11, 1934 — March 22, 2020

Franklin D. 'Frank' Benton, Sr., 85, Altoona, passed away Sunday morning at UPMC Altoona.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Ralph and late Elsie Mae (Campbell) Benton. 

Surviving are one daughter, Carol; two sons: Franklin D. (Kim) Benton Jr. and Henry (Nick) Benton; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Tina; and six siblings: Charles, Raymond, Donald, Mildred, Ruth and Margaret.

Frank retired from Blair Sign as a laborer.

He enjoyed camping and sitting with his two dogs.

A service and interment were privately held due to the recent COVID-19 recommendations. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations be sent to Altoona Bible Church, 3017 Union Ave., Altoona, PA 16602 or Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602

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