A Mass of Christian Burial for Frank C. Bender, a retired truck driver, will be offered at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, 800 Niagara Falls Blvd., North Tonawanda, after prayers at 9:15 in Wattengel Funeral Home, 307 Oliver St., North Tonawanda.
Mr. Bender, of North Tonawanda, died Monday in Millard Fillmore Hospital after a long illness. He was 84.
The Buffalo native was a World War II Army veteran.
He worked as a truck driver for Empire Builders in Niagara Falls.
His wife, Betty, died in 1978.
Survivors include three daughters, Sharon Mills, Karen, and Marilyn Young, all of North Tonawanda; two sons, David of Niagara Falls and Douglas of the Town of Tonawanda; a sister, Edna Whiting of St. Petersburg, Fla.; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.