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Catherine Defazio Bender

Catherine Defazio Bender, American community health nurse. Registered Nurse, New Jersey. Member Pennsylvania Home Care Association.


  • Bender, Catherine Defazio was born on November 21, 1937 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Joseph and Mary (Sarachilli) DeFazio.

  • Education

    • Associate Degree in Nursing, Bucks County Community College, 1973. Bachelor of science in nursing magna cum laude, Trenton State University, 1979. Master of Public Administration and Human Services with distinction, Rider College, 1990.


    • Staff nurse Planned Parenthood, Trenton, New Jersey. Supervisor public health Bucks County Department Health, Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Director hospital home care Delaward Valley Medical Center, Langhorne.

      Health facilities evaluator, surveyor long term facilities State of New Jersey, Trenton.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse, New Jersey.


    Member Pennsylvania Home Care Association.


    • Married Richard J. Bender, September 21, 1963. Children: Maria, Carolyn, David, Diane, JoAnn.
    • father: Joseph DeFazio
    • mother: Mary (Sarachilli) DeFazio
    • spouse: Richard J. Bender
    • children: Maria Bender
    • Carolyn Bender
    • David Bender
    • Diane Bender
    • JoAnn Bender
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