Burnell Bingaman

By Orleans Hub Posted 3 January 2020 at 9:17 am

Burnell Bingaman

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Burnell “Bing” Bingaman, 90, of Albion, died Jan. 1, 2020 in his home following a brief illness. He was born in Penn’s Creek, Pa. to Dallas and Dorothy (Bowersox) Bingaman and lived in this area most of his life.

Bing was a United States Army veteran. He served in the 5th Infantry during the Korean War, building pontoon bridges near the 38th parallel near Uijeonbu. He was a member of Sheret Post #35 American Legion and the Albion VFW. Bing worked at Hunt Foods and retired as Superintendent of Orleans County Building and Grounds in 1992. He was always fixing things and doing maintenance work on his properties following his retirement.

Mr. Bingaman was predeceased by his wife, Lucy; and siblings, Eugene, Stanley and Jeanette Bingaman, and Arlene Felmey.

He is survived by a sister-in-law, Hazel Bingaman; nieces in Pennsylvania, Connie (Wayne) Biggians, Annette (Keith) Nyman, Linda (Gary) Chambers, and Carol (Donald) Botiger; nieces in New York, Barbara Sargent, Gail Vagatto and Carolyn Nenni; great-niece, Susan Proietty; as well as close friend and neighbor, Scott (Toni) Bradshaw.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, on Sun., Jan. 5 only from 4 to 6 p.m., and again at St. Paul’s Reformed Church, 127 W. Walnut St., Beavertown PA 17813, on Tue., Jan. 7 from 1 to 2 p.m. Bing’s funeral service will be held in St. Paul’s Reformed Church beginning at 2 p.m. on Jan. 7. Interment with military honors will be held in Troxelville Union Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Orleans, P.O. Box 489, Albion NY 14411.

To share a special memory of Bing, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.