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Obituary - Shirley V. Bentz

Shirley V. Bentz

Date of Passing: June 9th, 2012

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Shirley V. Bentz, 82, of Gloucester, VA, formerly of New Hartford, passed away Saturday June 9, 2012 under the care of the Riverside Walter Reed Hospice. She was born June 19, 1929, in Milwaukee, WI, the daughter of the late Paul and Vivian Farley Gross and was educated in Milwaukee schools. On January 3, 1948, in the Catholic Church of the Gesu, Milwaukee, WI, she married Curtis W. Bentz. He passed away September 13, 1973. At one time, Mrs. Bentz was employed with General Electric on both Broad Street and French Road in Utica and later worked at the information desk and as a TV hostess at St. Luke''''s Memorial Hospital Center in New Hartford. She also enjoyed working as an inspector for the Oneida County Board of Elections in New Hartford, prior to moving to Virginia. She was a former parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church in New Hartford. She is survived by four children, Linda and Kenneth Budlong of New Hartford, Louise Keech of Gloucester, VA, Mark and Amy Bentz of Waterville and Lisa and Gerard Bartholomeo of Las Vegas, NV; eight grandchildren, Stephen and Jamie Budlong of Amsterdam, Jessica and Tim Coyer of Brewerton, Christopher Budlong of Utica, Danielle, Joseph and Benjamin Bartholomeo of Las Vegas, NV and Maria and Maxwell Bentz of Waterville; and two great grandchildren, William Budlong and Aubrey Coyer. She was predeceased by a son, Michael Bentz; two infant daughters, Laura and Katharine Bentz; a great granddaughter, Gianna Budlong; and her sister, Beverly Gilman. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 10 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, New Hartford. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Whitesboro. Calling hours are Thursday evening from 5-8 at the Bentz & Amodio Funeral Service, Inc., 470 French Road, Utica/New Hartford.


Mark, I am truly sorry to learn of your loss of your Mom. May you be blessed with warm memories filled with peace, hope and love. God Bless.
Debra (Bullis) Lamoree

Mark Sorry to hear about your loss. Dan Pozefsky
dan pozefsky

Lisa and Mark, I was sorry to hear about the loss of your Mom. Shirley was a lovely person.
Ronald Slover

Ken & Linda and family, we are very sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you both
Fran Pavia & Leroy Jalonack

Mark, Lisa and family, very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you Dave & Shari Dutcher
Shari Dutcher

Mark and sorry for your loss. Mom was a beautiful woman and very special I'm sure. Our thoughts and prayers go gout to your and your she rest in peace, she will surely sit next to Aunt Mary and Silvio, catch up on old times and look after us untill it will be our time to meet again....Love Rosemary and family
Rosemary and Joseph Caruso and Ann Ionta

Mark, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Dan And Bette DiStasio
DiStasio Family

I am saddened to hear of Shirley's passing. My thoughts and prayers to the family at this difficult time. R.I.P Shirley.
LouAnn Spatola

So sorry for your loss Mark. She is in peace with the lord. Take care and God bless you all
Ken Peppenelli

Mark and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Todd Cramer

Mark, our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours at this time of sorrow. Helen and Larry Snow
Helen Snow

Mark, please accept my sincere condolences.
John Scala

Mark, We are so sorry to learn of the passing of your Mom. Please accept our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Tom & Rosemary Walker

Mark, Sorry to hear about your Mother passing away. You and your family are in our prayers. Joe & Sue
Joe Shay

Mark, our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Fran, Cindy, Frank & Peg Martin.
Fran Martin

Mark, our condolences to you and your family. John & Robin Babb
John Babb

We are truly sorry for your loss. I know that Mark was close to his mother and looked out for her when she lived in New Hartford.May her memory be eternal Love, Angelo and Phyl Amodio and family.
amodio family