BENCIE, ERNEST R. 84 - earned his prize of eternal life, Sunday April 6th, 2014, peacefully at home with his loving family at his side. Born March 18th, 1930 to Thresa (Voytko) and Miklos Bencie. He attended elementary school and High School in Windber, PA. After a tour in Korea with the United States Marines, Ernest attended St. Joseph School of Nursing where he earned his R.N. and subsequent certificate in Anesthesia. It is also where he met and married his "best" girl Mary Anne (Cianfrano). After brief employments in Lancaster and NY, Ernest and his wife Mary Anne settled in Vineland where he enjoyed his career as a Nurse Anesthetist with Newcomb Hospital. He enjoyed tennis outings with the O.R. crew and took great pride in taking care of Vineland's patients. After retirement "Ern" enjoyed golfing competitions with the "senior tour" and golf tournaments with his family foursomes. Ern also enjoyed his years as a "snow bird" spending time in Ft. Myers with his wife Mary Anne and his Florida friends. He always enjoyed his Steelers, Pirates, cooking, tennis, golf, and horse racing. He enjoyed remaining involved with his grandchildren and their competitions, always offering his advice to all who needed it. He always loved spending time with his family and enjoyed family chaos around him. He absolutely made the people around him better and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Ernest is survived by his daughters, Susan and her husband, Gus Scoma, Terri and her husband, Gino Ciancaglini; and his sons, Robert and his wife, Susan, Nicholas and his wife, Amy, all of Vineland; his brother, Steven and his wife, Cecilia of Windber; his sister-in-law, Beatrice and husband, Richard Gosik of Berlin; 12 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Ernest was predeceased by his wife, MaryAnne; parents, Thresa and Miklos; and brother, Joseph. A Church Visitation will be on Thursday, April 10 from 3:45pm to 5:45pm followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 6:00 pm at Saint Padre Pio Parish - Church Of Our Lady Of Pompeii, 4680 Dante Avenue, Vineland, NJ. Final Disposition will be private at the convenience of the family. Donations in memory of Ernest may be made to: Saint Padre Pio Parish, 4680 Dante Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08361-6810. Arrangements are under the supervision of Rone Funeral Service, 1110 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360. To send online condolences please visit our website at WWW.RONE FUNERALSERVICE.COM

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