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Benjamin W. Fine

1914-2010 BENNINGTON Benjamin W. Fine, 95, husband of Rosemary Tetreault Fine, a resident of Fifth Avenue, New York City, died Thursday, July 22, 2010 at New York Presbyterian Hospital following a brief illness.

Born in New York City September 9, 1914. Mr. Fine was the son of the late Harry and Gussie Niedle Fine. He received his education in the New York City schools.

For many years Mr. Fine owned and operated the Ben W. Fine Company, a jewelry and fine balances distribution firm in New York. He was prominent in the watch industry, consulting with U. S. government agencies regarding weights and measures of precious materials. He enjoyed the camaraderie and respect of colleagues nationwide and he became a mentor of young professionals in his field. He frequently traveled to Europe on business and hosted international colleagues at professional gatherings in New York City.

As a young man during World War II, he was an award winning Captain in charge of the U. S. Ambulance Corps responsible for service to Manhattan.

Mr. Fine was a devoted son, brother, husband and uncle. Survivors include his wife, Rosemary Tetreault Fine, a sister, Harriet Schumer and two nieces, Helene Weiss and Marion Schumer, all of New York City.

FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be held from the MAHAR & SON FUNERAL HOME, 628 Main Street, Bennington, Vermont on Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 1 p.m. Rabbi Robert Alper of Manchester will officiate. Burial will take place in the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial services in New York City will be held at a time to be announced.

Guest book condolences may be made at maharandsonfuneralhome.net.

Published in Bennington Banner on July 26, 2010
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