Estelle C. (née Chmielewska) Benner

  • Born: July 26, 1938
  • Died: October 16, 2019
  • Location: Willow Grove, Pennsylvania

Craft-Givnish Funeral Home of Abington, Ltd.

1801 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001

Tel. (215) 659-2000

Tribute & Message From The Family

Estelle C. Benner (née Chmielewska) of Willow Grove, passed away on Wednesday evening, October 16, 2019. She was 81 years old. Estelle was born on July 26, 1938 to the late Benjamin Chmielewski and the late Anna Clokey, in Philadelphia, PA. She was the wife to the late Nathan Benner, Jr.

Estelle is survived by her five children: Frank A. Benner (Maryanne), Mark C. Benner, Sr. (Barbara), David J. Benner (Nancy), Steven A. Benner, Sr. (Amy), and Michael A. Benner (Jennifer). She is also survived by her seventeen grandchildren: Kerriann (Daniel), Danielle (Sean), Chrissy, Brittany, Mark C. Benner, Jr., Michael (Samantha), Kaitlyn, Sarah, Jessica, Steven A. Benner, Jr. (Jess), Nathan, Alexander, Lincoln, Tessa, Bryce, Emily, Matthew and her eight great grandchildren: Eleanor, Kate, Stella, Vivian, Emmy, Madison, Melanie, and Ryner. Estelle is also survived by her brother Frank Clokey (Sue) and her cousin Diana Royds (Andy).

In her free time, Estelle enjoyed going on vacation to Disney World with her family, taking trips to the casino, solving Sudoku puzzles, reading, and watching murder mysteries. Estelle was also a member of the Entertainment Committee for Ocean World for many years.

Relatives and friends are invited to Estelle's Life Celebration on Tuesday October 22, 2019 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc. 1801 Old York Rd. Abington, PA 19001 followed by her funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Family services are entrusted under the care of Craft-Givnish of Abington, Inc., 215-659-2000.


Condolence & Memory Journal

God bless Estelle. May she rest in peace. My prayers go out to the family

Posted by marylou czescik - cape may, NJ - Family   October 22, 2019

Were so sorry for your loss. We enjoyed Estelle being a part of our family, thank you for allowing us to be a part of her life. May she rest in peace.

Posted by Sue Sidman - Activity Director @ The Land, PA - Acquaintance   October 21, 2019

Mike and Jen, I'm so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the entire Benner family. The German family Don, Diana, Lexie and Tyler

Posted by Don German - Pittsburgh, PA - Coworker   October 20, 2019


Dear Mike and Jen,
So sorry to hear about your Mom, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the Benner Family.
Love Aunt Theresa, Anthony and Nanny

Posted by Theresa Auletta - Langhorne, PA - Family   October 19, 2019

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