Benson, Donna Ann
Endicott: Donna Ann (Hartwell) Benson, of Endicott, born September 25, 1939 and passed away peacefully with her family at her side Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Regional Medical Center. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 56 years, James L. Benson; her daughters, Julie K. Nasoni, Kathleen L. Benson; and a granddaughter, Valerie; and her brother, Bernard Hartwell. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and Don Ross; son, William Benson; three granddaughters, Julie Nasoni Marhefka, Kimberly Ciaccia, and Rebecca Salter; 6 great-grandchildren, Mariah and Mason Salter, Dominic and Guilliana Ciaccia, and Ella and Evan Marhefka; sister and brother-in-law, Margie and Paul Purple; several nieces and nephews. She loved dogs and made them part of her family. Donna was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and was always there when anyone needed her help or a great meal. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Riverhurst Cemetery, Endwell. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Make a Wish Foundation of CNY, 5005 Campuswood Dr., East Syracuse, NY 13057.
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Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin from Mar. 27 to Mar. 29, 2014