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Carl Edwin Benson, Jr.

July 31, 1955 — September 10, 2022

Glen Campbell

Carl Edwin Benson Jr., of Glen Campbell, passed away on Saturday September 10, 2022 at his home.

He was born July 31, 1955 to Carl Edwin Sr. and Louise (Todd) Benson in Punxsutawney.

Carl was a member of Canoe Ridge Church of God. He was a 1973 graduate of the Punxsutawney Area High School. Carl served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. He was an avid hunter, and Carl’s favorite season was flintlock muzzleloader. He loved living where he was surrounded by nature. One of his favorite activities was to walk around the pond near his home to look for fish and wildlife. Carl also enjoyed taking care of the chickens on the property, often feeding them by hand.

He is survived by three sons, Bradley R. Benson and wife Lauren, Bell Vernon, PA, Gregory D. Anthony and wife Kristy, Glen Campbell, Corey J. Anthony and wife Layla, Renovo, nine grandchildren, two brothers, Mark A. Benson and wife Kathleen, Punxsutawney, Keith Benson and wife Vanessa, Glen Falls, NY, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son Christopher Benson.

Friends will be received on Friday from 2:00 PM until the time of service at 4:00 PM at the McCabe Funeral Home, Inc., 114 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in Carl’s name to the Child Evangelism Fellowship, 104 West Mahoning Street Suite 305, Punxsutawney, PA 15767 or online at

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