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Arthur F. "Art" Hess, 60, of rural Benton (Sugarloaf Township) died peacefully on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 at his home.
Born July 26, 1958 at the Bloomsburg Hospital, he was a son of Allen L. Hess, of Benton and the late Dorothy (Laubach) Hess, who died January 7, 2018.
Art attended Benton Schools and then was a graduate of Columbia Montour Vocational Technical School in 1976.
Until he became disabled, Art was employed as a welder, working for various companies. An avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving, in addition to his father, Allen, are his daughter, Jessica L. Hess, of Bloomsburg; his grandson, Lucas Scott Diltz; two brothers: Charles E. Hess and his wife, Debbie, of Benton and Bruce W. Hess and his wife, Nancy, also of Benton. Also surviving are his nieces and nephews: Bridgette Wise, Kelly Pascarella, Bradley Hess and Kevin Hess.
Services will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6 PM at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., Benton, with Pastor Scott L. Lyons, Stillwater Christian Church, officiating. Friends and Relatives will be received from 5 PM until the time of the service at McMichael's. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in the Benton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a fund for his grandson, Lucas Scott Diltz, c/o Jessica L. Hess, 279 Bridge Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. For online condolences or additional information, please visit our website: www.mcmichaelfuneralhome.com
Lucas Scott Diltz, c/o Jessica L. Hess
279 Bridge Street, Bloomsburg PA 17815