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John C. Bentzel

John C. Bentzel

Feb 16th, 1955 - Jun 26th, 2021
  • Birth Date: Feb 16th, 1955
  • Death Date: Jun 26th, 2021
  • Funeral Date: Jul 3rd, 2021
  • Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Littlestown
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Biography: John C. Bentzel, 66, of Littlestown, died Saturday, June 26, at his home.  He was the husband of Virginia R. "Ginny" (Lee) Bentzel for 44 years.  Born Feb 16, 1955 in Hanover, John was the son of the late John C. & Ruth (Hull) Bentzel. He was a 1973 Littlestown High School graduate and was employed with Shipley Energy of Hanover as an HVAC technician retiring in 2018.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his daughters, Kimberly J. Airing & Larry, Jr. of Taneytown and Katie L. Hayes & Tim Morris of Littlestown; his 6 grandchildren: Abby, Alex, Andrew & Aidan Hayes and Tyler & Nick AIring ; his brothers, Harry Bentzel of Littlestown and Richard Bentzel of Tennessee; his sisters,  Betty Jean Dutterer of Maryland; Nancy Rexroth of Thomasville, Judy Green of Glenville and Peggy Fuller of Littlestown. John was predeceased by his daughter, Kristal J. Bentzel and his sister, Ruth I. Bentzel.  He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Littlestown.  John enjoyed bowling, gardening, his two trips to Israel, times at the beach and being with his family.

A Celebration of Life Service is Saturday, July 3, at 11 A.M. at his church with The Rev. Christopher Thomas officiating. Viewing is Friday at the church from 6 - 8 P.M. The family requests those attending the Viewing and Funeral to wear their casual summer attire.  Inurnment will be at a later date in Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover.  Memorials in John's name may be made to his church at 53 W. King St., Littlestown, PA  17340 or VNA Hospice, 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA  17331.  Online condolences may be shared on

Marie Schaeffer
Jul 7th, 2021 7:54 pm
Sorry I missed this. He will be missed and I enjoy bowling with him.
Sharon Rebert Posavec
Jul 1st, 2021 11:01 pm
My sincere condolences to your family at this difficult time. May God's peace and understanding comfort you in your time of need.
Allen & Betty Dutterer
Jul 1st, 2021 2:07 am
Johnny was my little brother - we both loved him and hope he will be with Mom and Dad and Kristal in Heaven. I will always have him in my heart..
Kristy Litzinger
Jun 30th, 2021 6:14 pm
So very sorry for your loss.
Rick Staub
Jun 30th, 2021 2:38 pm
Ginny sorry for your lost We all will miss john. He was a great Co worker and Friend May God Be with you all
Nancy (Brown) and Keith Hartman
Jun 29th, 2021 1:21 am
Ginny and family, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts as
we pray that God will comfort you, whom John leaves behind, while He welcomes John home to Heaven.
Marcia Forsythe and family
Jun 28th, 2021 11:01 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time God Bless.
Randy & Janis Miller
Jun 28th, 2021 3:56 pm
We are very saddened to hear of your loss. We pray that your heart and soul will find peace and comfort during this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy is with you and your family
Ann Romano Walsh
Jun 28th, 2021 2:24 pm
I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Please know you’re in my every thought and prayer.
Michelle Craig-Conaway
Jun 28th, 2021 2:30 am
My deepest condolences to you Ginny. May God wrap His comforting arms around you and give you peace.
Margaret macdonald
Jun 28th, 2021 12:37 am
Sorry for your loss
Ginny praying for you and your family .....Rest In Peace John Israel friend .
Lori Cutshall
Jun 28th, 2021 12:27 am
So sad, we are only here for a little while and just passing thru to where we will meet him soon!ss

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