May Benson

Obituary of May Ida Benson

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Port Allegany - May Ida Benson, 92, of Port Allegany, went to be with her Lord and Savior on August 30, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Aug 15, 1918 in Buffalo, NY, a daughter of Charles and Ida Seburn Venator. On Nov. 25, 1937, in Buffalo NY, she married John J. Benson, who died April 11, 1978. Mrs. Benson was a home maker and devoted Mother and Grandmother. She was a member of the Birch Grove Mennonite Church, Port Allegany. She is survived by 6 children; JoAnn Ellis of East Aurora, NY; Mary Ann (Gilbert) Miller of Port Allegany, PA; John (Connie) Benson of Port Allegany; Noreen (Reginald) Coneys of Port Allegany; Daniel Benson of Port Allegany; Richard (Linda) Benson of Turtlepoint 22 Grandchildren; 34 great Grandchildren; and 2 Great Great Grandchildren One sister: Edna Hardison of Grand Island, NY; 2 half sisters: Ramona (Bob) Burdick of WV; Patricia Venator of Buffalo, NY and numerous nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a daughter, Carol Howard, two brothers, Robert and Edmond Venator and one sister, Catherine Young. There will be no visitation. Friends are invited to attend Funeral services on Friday, September 3, 2010 at 12 noon in the Birch Grove Mennonite Church, Two Mile Road Port Allegany with the Rev. John Lapp officiating Burial will be in the Annin Creek Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Birch Grove Mennonite Church, Port Allegany. Online condolences can be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Port Allegany.
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