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Esther L. (Shannon) Vincent

January 21, 1928 ~ December 27, 2021 (age 93)


Esther L. (Shannon) Vincent, 93, of Distillery Hill Road, Benton, died Monday morning, December 27th, 2021 at the Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital.   

Born January 21, 1928 in Benton, she was a daughter of the late Paul L. and Frances M. (Davis) Shannon.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Robert T. Vincent, Jr., on July 20, 1983.

A lifelong resident of Benton, she was a graduate of Benton High School.  She and her husband built, owned and operated Robert Vincent Construction Inc. and the Mill Race Golf and Camping Resort in Benton.  

She was a member of the Benton United Methodist Church and had been a member of the Church choir.  She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.  She enjoyed cooking, baking, mowing her lawn, playing bridge with her card club friends and entertaining in her home.  Esther will be remembered for her ambition, determination and her sense of humor.

Surviving are her sons, Rod Vincent and Doug Vincent (Connie), both of Benton; her daughter, Cindy Vincent (Mark), of Harvey's Lake; her grandchildren:  Shannon Hartkorn (Jim), Graydon Steiner (Emily), Jason Vincent, Taylore Shires (James), Nicole Stevens (Rick), Brad Vincent (Morgan); 11 great grandchildren, a sister-in-law, Emily Curry ("Aunt Sis"), of Danville and numerous nieces and nephews.  

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Robert T. Vincent, III on June 28, 2008 and by four sisters:  Anne Fantanarosa; Nancy Kline, Marian O'Brien and Shirley Parsell.

Private Funeral Services will be held at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., Benton with Pastor Tyler Rauhauser, officiating.  Burial will be in the Benton Cemetery.  Contributions may be made in her memory to the Animal Resource Center, P. O. Box 439, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.  The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the Vincent family.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website:

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