Barbara J. Benjamin, 71, of Chestnut Hill Lane, Towanda, Pa., passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Bradford County Manor in West Burlington Township, Pa.
Barbara was born in Towanda, Pa., on Sept. 7, 1942, the daughter of the late Johnnie Clinton "Slim" Benjamin and Freda Johnson Benjamin. She attended the Towanda schools and was employed as a housekeeper for many years in the Towanda area for several area families. Barbara enjoyed crocheting, sewing and playing bingo.
Surviving are her children, Gena Woodruff (Jim Hatch), Bruce Benjamin (Claudia Fisher); grandchildren, John Woodruff Jr. and wife Zoe, James Woodruff, Joshua Woodruff; great grandchildren, Alexis Rae Woodruff, Colton Edward Woodruff, Aria Marie Woodruff, Ivan Joseph Woodruff all of Towanda; sisters, Dixie Benjamin of Towanda, Patricia Robinson of Knoxville, Tenn., Mary Ann Benjamin of Towanda; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
The Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home of Towanda, Pa., is assisting Barbara's family with arrangements.
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