Services set for two fallen Marines with York County ties

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
Sgt. Benjamin Hines

Services have been set for two Marines with York County ties who were killed in Afghanistan earlier this month.

Sgt. Benjamin S. Hines, a 31-year-old York County native, and Staff Sgt. Christopher K.A. Slutman, a 43-year-old Newark, Delaware, resident whose parents live in Lower Windsor Township, died in a Taliban roadside bombing April 8.

Cpl. Robert A. Hendricks, 25, of Locust Valley, New York, also died in the attack.

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A visitation for Hines will be held 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Christian Life Assembly of God in Camp Hill, Cumberland County, according to his obituary.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the same location.

The family has asked for donations to the Gary Sinise Foundation or the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) in lieu of flowers.

On Monday, April 22, Slutman's remains will be transferred from  Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware, to Joseph A Lucchese Funeral Home in the Bronx, New York, according to his obituary.

A visitation will be held 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at the funeral home. Funeral services will take place 11 a.m. Friday, April 26, at Saint Thomas Church in New York, New York.

Slutman will be buried Monday, April 29, at  Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. 

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