A memorial service for Esther Benson of Kingston, who passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at her home, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, with the Rev. Calvin Rich officiating.
Surviving are her daughter, Carolee Novak and her husband, Daniel, Nanticoke; and son, Robert John and his wife, Judy, Kingston. Mom-Mom/Gram Benson was the proud grandmother of Christine Benson Price and her husband, William, Wyoming; Robert C. Thomas and his wife, Maria, Nanticoke; Gary P. Thomas, Akron, Ohio; Charles R. Benson and his wife, Beverly, Wyoming; Robert J. Benson Jr. and his wife, Diane, West Nanticoke; Stefanie A. Benson, Lumberton, N.C.; and the surviving husband of her deceased granddaughter, Beth Ann H. Thomas Lyall, Thomas F. Lyall IV, Swoyersville. Several great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Arrangements are by Karl E. Blight Funeral Home, Kingston.