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Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
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Judith Anne Benson


1953 - 2021
Judith Anne Benson Obituary

Judith Anne Benson, 67, of Kingston, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.

Born April 3, 1953, in Washington, D.C., she was a daughter of the late Robert and Lydia Blakeslee Scrimager.

Judy was a licensed practical nurse at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital for more than 40 years before retiring.

Her sister, Katherine Watkins; and brother, Michael Allen Scrimager, preceded her in death.

Her husband of 46 years, Robert John Benson Sr.; son, Robert John Benson Jr. and his wife, Diane, and their daughter, Maggie, of West Nanticoke; daughter, Stefanie Benson, Lumberton, N.C.; brother from another mother, Tommy Derr; aunts and uncles, including Jim and Joan Blakeslee Derr; nieces and nephews, including Chuck and Bev Benson; other family, friends; and her two loves, Tink and Tank, will miss her much.

Judy loved her Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Family and her home family is grateful for the love and care shared with her by the entire staff there, especially Dr. Mark Schiowitz.

Share in the celebration of Judy's life during visitation from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at McLaughlin's, 142 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre.

Mask and social distancing protocols will be in effect.

Memorial donations are preferred and may be made to Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge.

Share memories and condolences with Judy's family at www.mjmclaughlin.com.


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