Hamilton Benn, 81, of Rosemary Street, Coventry, RI, passed away on May 3, 2014 at Kent Hospital in Warwick, RI. Born in Westerly, RI, he was the son of the late Erastus H. and Lydia (Campbell) Benn. He was married to the late Anna (Deleveski) Benn.
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Mr. Benn was a Correctional Officer at the RI Department of Corrections for thirty five years before his retirement in 1998. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by a brother: Erastus H. Benn, III, a sister; Emma Benn, and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the RI Veterans Cemetery, 301 South County Trail in Exeter, RI.
Funeral arrangements are private and are under the direction of Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI.
For online condolences please visit www.gortonmenardfuneralhome.com
Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory
721 Washington Street Coventry, RI 02816
Published in The Westerly Sun from May 8 to May 31, 2014