Native Russian Sonia Bender was 91
Sonia Bender, mother of Dean Bender, a founding partner of public relations firm Bender/Helper Impact, died Nov. 1 in Long Beach, Calif. She was 91.Born in Russia, she was nicknamed Sunny. She is survived by two sons, a daughter, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Donations may be made to Boy’s Town.
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