Robert J. Bender
Robert J. Bender, 82, of Lower Mt. Bethel Township, PA, passed away on June 20, 2022 at his home with his beloved wife of 35 years, Carol Bender, by his side.
Robert was born on October 9, 1939 in Easton, PA. He worked for Bear Automotive SPX. Robert was a born entertainer. He loved music and played guitar in a rock band in the 60’s and 70’s known as Charlie B and the Stingers. The love of singing and playing guitar brought Robert to perform for residents at Gracedale Nursing Home and other nursing homes. He was an avid animal lover and made sure that no stray went hungry. Most of all, Robert was a devoted father and husband.
Son of the late Clifford and Dora (Bachman) Bender, Robert is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Carol (Crouse) Bender, his son Wes Frable of Bangor, PA, his two step-sons Matthew Beltz and his wife Michelle of Nazareth, PA and Michael Beltz of Orlando, FL, and his grandson Gage Beltz. He was predeceased by his brother Richard Bender.
Services will be private. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Feline Urban Rescue & Rehab, PO Box 144, Stewartsville, NJ 08886.