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Bradley Bender

June 16, 1959 to June 3, 2019

Bradley Bender – of Route 2 Listowel, passed away unexpectedly at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener on Monday June 3, 2019 two weeks short of his 60th birthday. Brad volunteered with VON for 6 years and was extremely proud of receiving the Ontario Volunteer Service Award in 2018. He will be remembered as a very positive person who never complained about his disability. Beloved son of Howard Bender (Marybelle Dittmer) and the late Dorine (Hewitt) Bender. Cherished brother of Barbara (Ric) Coghlin, Barry (Mary Jane) Bender, and Bonnie (Dean) Williams. Special uncle of Chad (Dorothy) Coghlin, Kyle (Lyndsay) Coghlin, Justin (Cassie) Coghlin, Katelyn (Kevin) Squibb, Michaela Bender (Grant Roberts), Colin Williams and 10 great-nieces and nephews. Fondly remembered by his many friends. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Sunday June 9 from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. The memorial service to celebrate Brad’s life will be held at Trinity United Church, Listowel on Sunday June 9, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. with Pastor Brian Hymers officiating. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation 255 Elizabeth Street East Listowel, ON N4W 2P5 VON Perth-Huron 975 Wallace Avenue North Listowel, ON N4W 1M6 Make-a-Wish Southwestern Ontario 207-551 Oxford Street West London, ON N6H 0H9 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the Funeral Home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.


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