Word has been received that the Rev. Frederick Tuttle Bender, a former rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, died on Nov. 9 at Windsor Point, Fuquay-Varina, N.C. He was 90 years old.
Mr.. Bender was born in Newark, N.J. on April 6, 1923 to Lester Frederick Bender and Lois Elizabeth Tuttle. While in high school, he attended the Summit School of Music which provided the training for his lifelong career in music and the ministry.