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.
Friday, September 30, 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