John E. Benway, 61, of Mechanic Street, Watertown died Wednesday at his home.
Mr. Benway was born August 9, 1951 in Watertown to Everett R. and Doris M. (Cummings) Benway.
He attended Watertown High School and graduated from Schenectady School of Welding in 1989.
Mr. Benway had worked for Converse Welding and Patterson Welding before retiring in 1989.
Mr. Benway enjoyed fishing, camping, collecting Native American Indian Artifacts, 80's Rock music and his family and friends.
He is survived by a son, Scott Allen George, Watertown, two brothers Leonard Benway, Ogdensburg, and John T. Benway, Watertown, four sisters Delores (Ray) Vialpanto, ID, Jean(Alvin) Bowman, FL, Chiquita Gebo, Watertown, Margo (Richard) Fuller, Syracuse, three grandchildren, two great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and friends.
John was predeceased by his parents, Everett and Doris and a grandson, Jon Neujean.
There will be a calling hour Monday May 20th from 11:00am - 12:00noon at the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at Brookside Cemetery.
Donations may be made in his honor to the SPCA or American Diabetes Foundation.
Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.reedbenoit.com.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake