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Roderick R. Bennicoff

Friday, April 19, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

member of Rajah Shrine

Roderick R. Bennicoff, 91, of Coconut Creek, Fla., formerly of Allentown, died April 12, 2019, in Brookdale Assisted Living, Deerfield Beach, Fla.

He and his wife Winifred E. (Marshall) Bennicoff celebrated 69 years of marriage in February.

Born in Breinigsville, he was a son of the late Robert E. and Esther S. (Beitler) Bennicoff.

He was a sub foreman for the Former Trojan Powder Company, Allentown, for 48 years before retiring.

He was a member of the Lehigh Valley Masonic Day Lodge and past master of New Temple Lodge, a 32nd degree member of Lehigh Consistory, member of the Rajah Shrine of Reading, and was a Mason for more than 50 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter Barbara Heyder and her husband, Robert, of Coconut Creek; brother Elwood of Bethlehem; and sisters Eva Rupp of Allentown and Linda Werley and her husband, Marvin, of Orefield.

His funeral service will be 11 a.m. April 22 in Keller Funeral Homes Inc., 1018 Church St., Fogelsville, with visitation 10-10:45 a.m.

Masonic service at 10:45 a.m.

Condolences may be offered at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association LV, N.E. Division; the Alzheimer’s Association, or to the American Diabetes Association c/o the funeral home, P.O. Box 52, Fogelsville, PA 18051.