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George M. Holt Funeral Home
50 New Main St
Haverstraw, NY 10927
(845) 429-2159
Visitation
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
George M. Holt Funeral Home
50 New Main St
Haverstraw, NY 10927
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Visitation
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
George M. Holt Funeral Home
50 New Main St
Haverstraw, NY 10927
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Funeral service
Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019
8:00 PM
George M. Holt Funeral Home
50 New Main St
Haverstraw, NY 10927
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Graveside service
Thursday, Sep. 12, 2019
11:00 AM
Oak Hill Cemetery
140 N. Highland Ave
Nyack, NY
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Elvira E. Benza-Calhoun


1922 - 2019
Elvira E. Benza-Calhoun Obituary
Elvira E. Benza-Calhoun

Valley Cottage - Elvira E Benza-Calhoun 12-19-1922 - 09-06-2019. Beloved Wife of William J Calhoun Deceased 6/11/85, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother has gone to be with the Lord and entered into eternal rest and reward. Survived by 3 of 9 siblings. Former Justice of the NY Supreme Court the Hon. Louis C Benza, Retired NYC Detective Alfred Benza, and sister Marion Egles. son William R Calhoun, daughter Deborah A Keys and husband Lynn and his sister Harmony Savitz, grandchildren; Chantel and Damon Hull, Jessica and Dr. Brady Luttrell, Alexandra and Jereme Wilson and Matthew and Katie Keys. And, so many beautiful Great Grand kids, a dozen and still counting, who so loved and unabashedly bragged on them as the most gorgeous great grandchildren a Grandmother could have hoped for! Also, predeceased by her sisters; Carol Hodges-Trott, Lena Marasca, Ann Duber, Flora Poniatowski, Gilda Police and eldest brother Raymond Benza. A true Mother of Zion, selfless and benevolent who lived only for her children and the Glory of God by the amazing grace of God will be sorely missed by all. But to her last breath was still concerned only for the welfare of All her family and this one thing...she wanted her family and friends to know that she most assuredly knew..."That her redeemer lives!!!" Visitation will be held on Wednesday September 11, 2019 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM and Funeral Services at 8 PM with Pastor Carl Johnson officiating in the chapel at the George M. Holt Funeral Home, 50 New Main Street, Haverstraw, NY 10927 Graveside Burial Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at Oak Hill Cemetery, 140 N. Highland Ave.,Nyack, NY 10960. Memorial Donations in loving memory of Elvira may be made to CBN's Orphans Promise ministries, or the Faith based ministries of your choice.
Published in the The Journal News on Sept. 8, 2019
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