Born May 21, 1960 in Binghamton, NY, she was a daughter of the late Paul F. and Catherine L. (Shackleton) Thrasher. She and her husband, Kevin A. Benditt, celebrated 32 years of marriage on May 24, 2018.
Louise was a graduate of Towanda High School, Class of 1978, and was employed at Masonite- Craftmaster for over 24 years.
She was raised in a family of firefighters and carried on that tradition through her life as a dedicated lifelong member of the Monroe Hose Company. She served various positions in the company including secretary and treasurer for many years. Louise loved the fireman’s carnival and could be found making potato and funnel cakes every year, as she had for over 30 years.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are daughters, Carlinda M. Benditt, Catherine L. "Catie" Benditt, and Nicole J. Benditt, all of Monroeton; son, Stephen P. Benditt, Monroeton; sisters, MaryAnn (Terry) Hicks, Debbie Roth, and Brenda (Leo) Wills, all of Monroeton.
In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by her son, Zamien E. Benditt.
Funeral services was held June 26, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, Dushore, with Pastor A. Lee Modlin officiating. Burial followed in Old Zion Cemetery, Dushore. Visitation was at Granville Center Church of Christ, Granville Summit.
The family suggest memorial contributions to Monroe Hose Company, P.O. Box 48, Monroeton, PA 18832 or Granville Center Church of Christ, c/o Deb Carle, 19321 Rt. 414, Monroeton, PA 18832.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com