Phyllis Bengston

Memorial Service

5:00 pm
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Zion Luthern Church
56 Old Turnpike Rd
Oldwick, New Jersey, United States


Will be held privately by the family.

Obituary of Phyllis Bengston

Phyllis Jean Bengston, 88, of Califon, NJ formerly Glen Rock, NJ, passed away on July 14, 2017 at Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ. Phyllis was born on January 29, 1929 in Watertown, Wisconsin and was the daughter of the late Edward Neubauer and Annette (Hoeffner) Neubauer.


Phyllis worked at the Bergen Pines County Hospital in the medical billing department for 24 years. She was an avid reader. She enjoyed going to the Public Library, shopping (especially at TJ Maxx) and watching old movies. Phyllis was well traveled, taking numerous trips to Europe.


She is survived by her daughter, Wendy Minerowicz and her husband John, and son Peter and his husband Rob; her 3 grandchildren, Nicholas, Erika and Gregory, her 3 great-grandchildren, Joshua, Anna and Raelan. She was pre-deceased by her husband, Charles A. Bengston in 1981.


There will be a Memorial Service for Phyllis held on Saturday July 22, 2017 at 5PM at the Zion Luthern Church in Oldwick, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial doantions may be sent to: Eleventh Hour Rescue - P.O. Box 218, Rockaway NJ 07866, St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center – P.O. Box 159, Madison, NJ 07940, or the Glen Rock Public Library -315 Rock Road Glen Rock, NJ 07452.


Arrangements were entrusted to the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Rd. in Chester, NJ.

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