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Charles T. Benton

August 7, 1967 December 16, 2023
Charles T. Benton
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Benton, Charles T. “Charlie” – 56 of Lilly, passed away on December 16, 2023. He was born on August 7, 1967 in Roaring Spring, PA. Charlie was the son of Viola (Schmidt) and Donald Benton. Charlie is preceded in death by his parents and his sister: Kathy (Benton) Zinner.


He is survived by his loving wife: Leah R. (Tarachko) Benton, his son: Taylor Benton and his stepsons: Dawson Tarachko and his fiance’ Alexis Noon of Sidman and Asher Fieni of Lilly. Charlie is also survived by his brother: Donald Benton and his wife Joyce (Zabrosky) of Portage, his father-in-law: Rob Tarachko of Lilly, his mother-in-law: Gail (McCabe) Tarachko and her companion Joe Previty of Portage, his uncles: Paul Schmidt of Portage and Carl Benton and his wife Karen of Altoona, an aunt: Delores (Benton) Franklin and her husband Tom of Indianapolis and numerous nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews and best friend, Mike Pinos (Dana Leap) and their sons, Henry and Abe of MD.


Charlie cared for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities as a residential service aide for the Ebensburg Center. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, camping, cooking and spending time with his family and friends.


Family will receive friends from 5PM until time of 7PM Service on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home Inc. in Portage. Pastors Melia and Don Lewis, officiating. Please, all who come to the funeral home, dress casual, Jeans and T-shirts. The Benton Family asks that in lieu of flowers please consider memorial contributions be made in Charlie’s name to his son, Taylor Benton. On-line condolences may be made at www.decortfh.com

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Visitation

Wednesday

20

Dec

5:00 PM 12/20/2023 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/20/2023 7:00:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States

Service

Wednesday

20

Dec

7:00 PM 12/20/2023 7:00:00 PM - 7:30 PM 12/20/2023 7:30:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States
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