Bennett Lee “Ben” Derr, 92, of Salladasburg went home with the Lord Monday, November 25, 2019, surrounded by family at his residence.
Surviving is his loving wife of 52 years, Betty Jane (Fisher) Derr whom he married October 14, 1967; a sister-in-law, Mary I. Peacock, of Cogan Station and many nieces and nephews.
Born May 1, 1927, in Jersey Shore he was a son of the late Harry and Mae C. (Cohick) Derr.
Ben was a 1946 graduate of Jersey Shore High School and worked for PennDOT until his retirement. He attended Anthony Baptist Church and was born again on September 12, 1966. Ben enjoyed hunting and was the caretaker of the former deer park in Salladasburg.
A funeral service to honor the life of Bennett will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, at Sanders Mortuary 821 Diamond St., Williamsport. Burial will follow in Summit Cemetery, White Pine. A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at Sanders.
Memorial donations in Ben's name may be made to Anthony Baptist Church, 4750 Quenshuckney Road, Jersey Shore, PA 17740.
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Anthony Baptist Church
4750 Quenshuckney Road, Jersey Shore PA 17740