June 7, 2013
MORRIS — Betty J. Benjamin, 71, of Morris, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Otsego Manor.
was born in Cooperstown, the daughter of James and Phoebe (Hotaling)
Dodge. Betty married Sonny Benjamin on Feb. 20, 1959, at the United
Methodist Church of Morris.
Betty was employed at Corning in
Oneonta for 20 years as an assembler. Betty was a member of the United
Methodist Church of Morris. She enjoyed doing word searches, flower
gardening, playing cards with her grandchildren and visiting with her
Betty is survived by her husband of 54 years, Sonny
Benjamin; children, Samuel Benjamin (Alison), Joseph Benjamin, Brenda
Stetin (Lawrence) and James Benjamin (Melanie); her brothers, George and
Robert Dodge; grandchildren, Lucas Benjamin, Stacey Benjamin, Chelsea
Stetin, Joshua Benjamin, Matt Seifert, Jessica Trask; and several nieces
Betty was predeceased by three brothers, Harold, Richard and James Dodge.
memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 8, at the
United Methodist Church in Morris with the Rev. Nancy Stanley
officiating. A private burial of ashes will be held at the convenience
of the family.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in
Betty’s memory to the Morris Emergency Squad, P.O. Box 452 Morris, NY
13808 or Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 1 Birchwood Drive,
Oneonta, NY 13820. The family requests casual dress for the memorial
Online condolences may be made for the family at www.johnstonfh.com.
Arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Tribute to Harold Dodge, brother of Betty J. Benjamin
Harold is buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Norwich, NY.