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Graveside Service

Elan Memorial Park
Wednesday September 7th, 2022

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Byron C. Mensinger

Byron C. Mensinger, age 91, 314 Bissett’s Lane, Bloomsburg died unexpectedly at his home on Saturday, September 4, 2022.

Born in Mountain Grove on January 14, 1931, he was a son of the late Harold and Inez (Brobst) Mensinger. He resided in Bloomsburg most of his life.

Byron was last employed by Bloomsburg Carpet Co. where he worked for 32 years and earlier he was employed at the former R & G Silk Mill for 25 years and Milco, Industries for 12 years.

He was a member of the Almedia Bible Church.

Byron was an avid hunter earlier in his life and loved to pick wild blueberries. He was a Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles fan. He had the ability to make friends out of total strangers.

He served his country with pride as a member of the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife who was the love of his life, Marjorie D. Diltz on December 4. 2020. He affectionately referred to her as “Queenie”.

Surviving is a daughter, Brenda Reeves of Harding, Mark Mensinger, and his wife Rachelle of Bloomsburg, Shane Mensinger and his longtime companion, Christine Doraski of Catawissa; three grandchildren: Jonathan Reeves of Harding, Jeremy Reeves and his wife Katie McHale of Virginia Beach, Va., Hayley Reeves of Berlin, N. J.; three great-grandchildren: Connor, Logan and Liam Reeves; a brother, Barry Gueiss of Freeland and a sister, Marion Detweiler, White Haven.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday at 2 p. m. in Elan Memorial Park, 5595 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, with Rev. Brad Iverson, pastor of the Berwick Bible Church officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.


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Recording of Service


My fondest memory of Uncle Byron was getting called "George" every time I visited him and Aunt Margie and my cousins; Brenda, Mark and Shane. Funny thing was, he called everybody George!! I will always cherish the memories of going to see him and Aunt Margie.

Diane Diltz Keller Sep 7 2022 11:33 AM