Lillian E. Benney, 81, of Chaumont

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Lillian E. Benney, 81, of Chaumont, died Tuesday February 18th, 2014 at Samaritan Medical Center surrounded by her family, after complications from a cerebral hemorrhage.

She is survived by her husband, Reverend De-Wayne R. Benney; daughters Veronica Benney of Chaumont, Ginger M. Young and her husband Ronald of Chaumont, Janette K. Backus and her husband Brad of Brownville; sons DeWayne “Kevin” Benney of Chaumont, Kerry D. Benney and his wife Nancy of Chaumont; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and a sister, Margaret Bourcy of Clayton, N.Y.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Veronica Jane, who passed months shortly after birth, her father and mother and two sisters.

Mrs. Benney was born October 4, 1932 in Three Mile Bay, N.Y., a daughter of Jay and Matilda Thompson Love. She attended school in Three Mile Bay and Chaumont High School.

She married her husband on August 11, 1950 in Brownville, N.Y.

Mrs. Benney worked at several local establishments in various jobs. Later she worked as a Home Health Aide Nurse for Jefferson County until she retired.

She loved to travel, was an avid Antique Collector, bought and sold many antiques specializing in postcards and furniture. Besides antiques she enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and loved to dance.  She loved children and most of all, was a born again Christian and loved God.

A spring burial will be in New Cedar Grove Cemetery. A private funeral for the family will be held at Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Three Mile Bay Ambulance Squad or the Town of Lyme Recreational Program.
 

Saturday, April 19, 2014
, Watertown, NY
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Jefferson County:

Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
315-493-3710

Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
315-782-4910

Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
315-482-5840

Cummings Funeral Service
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Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
315-628-4451

Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
315-788-3351

Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
315-639-6257

Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
315-782-6580

Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
315-788-6180

Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
315-654-2681

Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
315-649-2912

Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
315-493-2621

Carpenter-Stoodley, Belleville
315-846-5211

T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
315-686-2414

Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
315-232-4000

Lewis County

Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
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Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
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Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
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Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
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St. Lawrence County

IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
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Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop

Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
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Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
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French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
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Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
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Phillips Memorial Home, Massena
315-769-3549

Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
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Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
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Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
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O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton

Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
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French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur

French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards

French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake

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