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Alfred William Bender

Published on February 16, 2022

LOWVILLE – Alfred William Bender, 63, of Number Four Road, passed away Sunday morning, February 13, 2022 at his home, under the care of his loving family and Lewis County Hospice.  

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville with Pastor Joseph Fellows, officiating.  A luncheon at the Lewis County Marine Corps League Det. #754, Farney Hall, 7429 State Route 12, Lowville, will immediately follow the funeral service.  All are welcome.  Any food donations may be taken directly to the Marine Corps League beginning at 12:00 noon on Saturday.   Burial will be in Beaches Bridge Cemetery at the convenience of the family.  Calling hours will be from 1-3 p.m., prior to the funeral service, at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to help with funeral expenses by clicking on the donations button on Alfred’s obituary at, also by mail to Mrs. Sandra Bender, 6529 Number Four Road, Lowville, NY 13367 or at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., 5702 Waters Road, Lowville, NY 13367.    Please consider helping Alfred’s family during their time of need. 

He is survived by his beloved wife, Sandra; five children, James “Jay” and Athena Bender; Mollie and Curtis Kimball; Joshua Bender; Travis Bender and his companion, Madyson Gill; Abigail Bender; and many grandchildren; also surviving are his siblings, Alvis and Bonnie Bender; Arlin and Sharon Bender; Addison and Katrina Bender; Tammy and Walter Lehman; Merle and Carol Yoder; Leona Bender; Loretta and David Steinhauer; a sister-in-law, Janet Yoder; many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Alfred was born November 29, 1958 in Lowville, a son of the late Austin and Arletha Zehr Bender.  Alfred started driving log truck at the age of sixteen. Alfred later went to tractor trailer driving school and drove tractor trailer for over thirty years for various companies until he became sick.   

Alfred was a member of the Boonville Baptist Church where he served as deacon and was active with the youth group at church.  

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