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Arthur F. "Art" Hess

July 26, 1958 ~ January 3, 2019 (age 60)

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:

Donations may be made to:

Lucas Scott Diltz, c/o Jessica L. Hess
279 Bridge Street, Bloomsburg PA 17815

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