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Doris Christine Bingham Benedetti

1917-2012 NORTH ADAMS Doris Christine (Bingham) Benedetti, 94 of 98 Brickyard Court North Adams, died Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Sweetbrook Care Center in Williamstown.

She was born in North Adams, on December 17, 1917 a daughter of the late Clarence and Lillie (Bingham) Bingham. She attended schools in North Adams and graduated from Drury High School with the class of 1936 where she was a member of the 1935 and 1936 championship basketball teams. She took business courses at the University of Massachusetts, Fitchburg State College and North Adams State College. She married her next door neighbor and high school sweetheart Henry "Andy" Benedetti on September 16, 1939 he died July 1, 2003. During World War II, she coordinated the purchase of vital supplies for Sprague Electric.

She was employed for 20 years for the Department of Employment Security as a claims adjudicator until her retirement in the early 1980s. She was a life member of the First Baptist Church in North Adams. She was a bridge player at the Williamstown Harper Center and the Women's Club in Pittsfield.

Survivors included her two sons Craig B. Benedetti of CA and Henry C. Benedetti of GA; three grandchildren, Lisa Wallace and Brett and Yanelli Benedetti and two great grandchildren, Payton and Savannah Wallace

She is predeceased by a sister Elaine Stone Muldowney.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral Services will take place Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of North Adams. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery, Williamstown, MA. Calling Hours at the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, WEST CHAPELS 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA. are Monday from 4 to 6 p.m.

Memorial Donations are suggested for the First Baptist Church through the funeral home. To send a card, flowers, gifts or a message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.


This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.
Published online on Nov. 3, 2012 courtesy of North Adams Transcript.
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