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Joan Bender

July 10, 1948 — February 21, 2022

Joan Bender, 73, of Delmont, PA, passed away on Feb. 21, 2022. She was born in Pittsburgh on July 10, 1948, a daughter of the late Elizabeth and Raymond Dilettuso. She was a member of Mother of Sorrows Church, Murrysville.  Joan loved spending time with her family, baking and gardening. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Robert Bender; brother, Ray Dilettuso Jr. of Cabot, PA; her children, Jason Bender and his wife, Carmella, of Columbia, MD and Janelle Irrgang and her husband, James Jr., of Chantilly, VA;  her three grandchildren, Isabella, James III and Elise. She will be missed by all. Family and friends will be received from 4pm to 7 pm, Thursday at Kepple-Graft Funeral Home, 524 North Main Street, Greensburg.  A funeral liturgy outside of Mass will be held at 10 am Friday in the funeral home.  Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation or the Michael J. Fox Foundation.  For online condolences, please visit www.kepplegraft.com

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Kepple Graft Funeral Home

524 N Main St, Greensburg, PA 15601

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Blessing Service

Friday, February 25, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Kepple Graft Funeral Home

524 N Main St, Greensburg, PA 15601

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