On December 8, 2004, MELVIN C., of Long Point, Grasonville, MD, formerly of Baltimore; beloved husband of Patricia (nee Phebus) Benhoff; devoted father of Patrick K., Melvin C., Jr., Michael F., and Daniel J. Benhoff. Also survived by twelve grandchildren. Friends may call at the Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc., 6500 York Road (at Overbrook) on Sunday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral service on Monday for family and close friends. Interment Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. Kindly omit flowers. Contributions are requested to The First Church of Christ Scientist, 816 Smith St., Salisbury, MD 21801 or the Greater Baltimore Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, P.O. Box 1451, Baltimore, MD 21203.