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Robert R. Benson


1936 - 2018
Robert R. Benson Obituary
HAMBURG -- Robert R. Benson, 82, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, at Milford Manor Nursing Home in West Milford. Mr. Benson, son of the late Alfred and Claire (Weiss) Benson, was born in Newark on May 25, 1936. He had been a resident of Hamburg for the last

20 years.

Mr. Benson graduated from Trenton State College (The College of New Jersey) with a master's degree. He was an industrial arts teacher at Central Regional Middle School in Bayville and later retired from the school as vice principal. Mr. Benson was a parishioner of St. Jude the Apostle R.C. Church in Hamburg and was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.

Mr. Benson was a ham radio operator and a member of the East Coast Amateur Radio Club. He also enjoyed sailing.

Mr. Benson is survived by his wife, Christine Benson; children, Sheri Bacchetta, of Lanoka Harbor, Tammy Romano, of Maplewood, Michael Benson, of Manasquan, and Douglas Benson, of Waxhaw, N.C.; brother and sister, Thomas Benson, of Toms River, and Nancy Nason, of Playa Del Ray, Calif.; as well as nine grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be held at noon Saturday,

Aug. 25, at St. Jude the Apostle R.C. Church, 4-24 Beaver Run Road, Hamburg. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to

St. Jude the Apostle R.C. Church, P.O. Box 1, Hamburg, NJ 07419. For directions and online condolences, please see www.fjohnramseyfuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Aug. 19, 2018
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