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Iona M. Benjamin

  • "Dear Darlene, Peaches, and Valerie. I was so sorry to hear..."
    - Davida Thomas
  • "She is now in the arms of our lord."
    - Jennie Herie ( Helen G O'Hara's grandaughter)
  • "So sorry for your loss."
    - Brenda(pilger) Evanko(granddaughter of Carolyn F. Dalrymple
  • "Enjoy God's lovely gardens and company you are now in. ..."

Iona M. Benjamin LEBANON Iona M Benjamin, 83, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014. She was born in Scranton and resided in Lebanon for the last 28 years of her life. She worked as a seamstress and was a member of the International Ladies Garment Worker's Union. She is most recognized for being a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her late husband, Seymour Benjamin; sisters, Helen, Marilyn, and Carolyn; and brothers, Norman, Charles, John, and Eddie. She is survived by her three daughters, Darlene Barrett, Iona "Peaches" Facciponti, and Valerie Ventre; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Viewing will be at the Howard J. Snowdon Funeral Home in Scranton from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers. contributions can be made to at by sending a donation e-card in her honor addressed to For online condolences go to
Published in Lebanon Daily News on Mar. 8, 2014
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Howard J Snowdon Funeral Home
1810 Sanderson Avenue Scranton, PA 18509
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