Paul F. Bender, 84, of Chadds Ford died on Jan. 9.He was the husband of Betty Bender, with whom he shared 63 years of marriage.
Mr. Bender was retired from N.V.F.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Bruce and Neal; two daughters and their husbands, Lynne and David Lynch and Joan Bender and Michael O,Shea; two brothers, David and Robert; one sister, Ruth Whitt; his grandchildren, Erin and Olivia Lynch, and Mark and Theresa O,Shea.
He was predeceased by his son, Hugh.
A private burial is being arranged by Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Kennett Square. Online condolences may be made to www.griecofuneralhomes.com.