Chris Bender

Died: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
Location: Spallino Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Fri., Nov. 30, 2018
Location: Mary, Mother of the Church

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Chris Celaschi Bender, of Pittsburgh, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018.  She was the daughter of the late Herman and Ann Celaschi.  

She was Catholic by faith and was a retired school teacher.  She was an avid baker and animal lover who loved to care for her 3 fur grandkids.  

Chris is survived by her son, Jonathan Bender, of Seattle; daughter, Jamie Bender, of Pittsburgh; sister, JoAnn Celaschi, of Charleroi; and several cousins.  

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, November 29, in the CARL J. SPALLINO FUNERAL HOME, 819 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi, Joseph A. Lopez, funeral director.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, at Mary, Mother of the Church, Charleroi, with interment following in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

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   Posted Wed November 28, 2018

DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by the Bender and Maginas families.

Dear Jamie and Jonathan, our deepest condolences. May God's love be with you at this difficult time. Love, Uncle Chris, Aunt Filitsa, Sophia and Maria, and Aunt Irene, Uncle Spero, Rene, Manoli, and Melissa

Tony Scaccia
   Posted Wed November 28, 2018
Chris your was a fantastic person and a favorite cousin. I will truly miss you. JoAnn, I feel for your loss.

Anne flaherty
   Posted Thu November 29, 2018
My heart felt sympathy Jamie , ur mom was a sweet special lady ... that’s in part why U are so lovely 😊

David & Connie Hajduk
   Posted Thu November 29, 2018
Our Heartfelt Sympathy Jamie, Jonathan, & Jo Ann, Chris was a beautiful person & a Joy to be around. We loved her Dearly.
Rest in Peace Special Cousin.

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