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Chauncey L. Benedict

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Chauncey L. Benedict Obituary
Chauncey L. Benedict, 88, of Homosassa, Florida passed away March 30, 2017. He was born May 4, 1928 in Mineola, New York to the late Chauncey and Elsie Benedict. He was a United States Army Veteran who served in the Philippines and the USA. He was a successful Insurance Executive working as an underwriter most of his professional life. Upon his retirement in 1996 he met his present wife, Ingrid Benedict, and they traveled widely in the Americas and Europe. He taught AARP Senior Driving classes and worked as a volunteer at Citrus Memorial Hospital's Emergency Room for 14 years. Chauncey was well liked by all who knew him and appreciated his sense of humor.
He was preceded in death by his brother Stewart and daughter Donna. He is survived by his wife Ingrid Benedict of Homosassa, Florida, his two children, Barry Duval of Tigard, Oregon and Jan Thomas of Solana Beach, California, and his two granddaughters, Chrissy and Dana of California.
Arrangements are under the direction of Strickland Funeral Home and Crematory, Crystal River.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Apr. 6, 2017
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