Helene D. Bender (Greenbaum), 96, died November 17, 2011. She was the wife of the late DR. Hammond I. Bender. Born in Fall River, she was a daughter of the late Dr. Randolph and Mildred (Tonkonogy) Greenbaum. Mrs. Bender was a graduate of BMC Durfee High School, class of 1934. She was a member of Temple Beth El and Congregation Adas Israel, and their sisterhoods. Mrs. Bender was a life member of Hadassah, a member of the Fall River Jewish Home for the Aged, and a member of the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary #168.
She is survived by her daughter Susan Bender of Chestnut Hill, MA. She was the sister of the late Evelyn Winston. Her funeral service will be held Sunday November 20th at 9 AM in Temple Beth El, 385 High St, Fall River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Temple Beth El. Shiva will be observed at her late residence on Sun 6-8 and Mon & Tues 2-4 and 6-8 PM.