Benjamin Joseph Linehan

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Linehan, Benjamin Joseph The Best Dad Ever died August 06, 2018. May he spend eternity next to a beautiful blue lake in the Adirondack Mountains. Ben was born 85 years ago in Glens Falls, NY to the late Katherine Hoey and Daniel Buster Linehan. He was preceded in death by sons, Sean and Michael; grandson, Paul Mattie; brothers, Dan and Paul; and sister, Jane Broderick. He is survived by his first wife of 57 years, Patricia Egan Linehan; daughters, Sharon (Michael) Changar of Underwood, WA, Anne Linehan, and Mary (Scott) Stewart of St. Louis; sister, Mary Linehan of Syracuse, NY; his grandchildren, Layla and Ben Linehan; Daniel (Jenna), Joseph, Matthew and Patrick Changar; Thomas and Katherine Stewart; and great grandson, Egan Changar. Ben was a Navy veteran and served aboard the Block Island CVE 106. After graduating from the University of Dayton, he began a long career with IBM Corp. After retirement, he worked as a private consultant to the utility industry Ben was voted class wit in high school and never relinquished the title. He would want you all to have a Manhattan, adopt a puppy and enjoy the butterflies in your garden. Peace. Services: Ben donated his body to the St. Louis University School of Medicine.

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Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Aug. 11, 2018
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