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G. Loreen (Stephens) Bentley

August 17, 1919 ~ September 24, 2019 (age 100)
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Short Tract --- G. Loreen Bentley of 5148 County Road 4 died Tuesday, September 24, 2019 in East Side Living and Rehab Center, Warsaw. She was born on August 17, 1919 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, a daughter of the late Ralph and Edna Andrews Stephens. She married Frank A. Bentley who predeceased her on December 15, 1992.

Loreen was the Granger Town Clerk for 50 years, a former volunteer fire fighter for the Short Tract Fire Department, a former member of the Woman’s Auxiliary and a trustee for many years on the Short Tract Cemetery Association.

She enjoyed reading, crocheting, genealogy and was the town historian.

Surviving are two sons, Keith Bentley of the Town of Granger, Brad (Michelle) Bentley of Short Tract, a daughter-in-law, Judy Bentley of Pennsylvania, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by two sons, Robert and David Bentley and a brother, Warren Stephens.

Family and friends may gather from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Friday, September 27, 2019 at the Kopler-Williams Funeral Home, 21 N. Genesee Street, Fillmore where a funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 11:00 am. Rob Engler, pastor of the Fillmore Wesleyan Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Short Tract Cemetery, Short Tract.

Memorials if desired to: Short Tract Fire Department, 10363 Co. Rd. 15 Fillmore, N.Y. 14735 or the Fillmore Rescue Squad, Box 238 Fillmore, N.Y. 14735.


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