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June 7, 2013

Betty J. Benjamin

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MORRIS — Betty J. Benjamin, 71, of Morris, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at Otsego Manor.

Betty 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 friends.

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 and nephews.

Betty was predeceased by three brothers, Harold, Richard and James Dodge.

A 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 service.

Online condolences may be made for the family at www.johnstonfh.com.

Arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.