It is with great sorrow that the family announces his sudden death on Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at the age of 59 years. Cherished son of Tom and Peggy Bender (nee O’Neill) of Sault-Ste-Marie. Beloved husband of Monique Tsang of Capreol. Loving father of Trevor, Mark Jr. Bender, Julie Tsang and Richard Tsang (Katie). Sadly missed by his grandchildren Derian, Christopher, Benjamin and Casen. Dear brother of Wayne Bender and Brian Bender (Laura). In keeping with Mark’s wishes there will be no visitation or funeral service. Donations (by cheque only) to the Alzheimer’s Society would be greatly appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Hanmer.