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Obituary of Dorson D. Benson
Dorson (Ben) Drake Benson passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on Sunday morning December 1, 2019. He was born August 30, 1936 in Dover, NJ and grew up in Wharton. He joined the Navy in 1957 and served as a Seabee. He became a Mason in 1962 and continued his journey with them for 57 years. He retired from LE Carpenters in Wharton, NJ in 1999. He enjoyed hunting, travelling, spending time with his friends and family, and his daily trips to see his buddies at Finish Line Auto and Blairstown Winery. He is predeceased by his Mother and Father; Ella and Samuel Benson, and his life long companion and best friend, Ruthann Sipley. He is survived by his children; Jacqueline Lynch and husband Robert of Blairstown, NJ, John of Mount Pocono, PA and Thomas of Farmingdale, NY, his sisters; Laura Stewart of Bangor, PA and Samuella Benson of Dover, NJ, his grandchildren; Melissa, Kimberly, Theresa and TJ, and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. A period of visitation will be held from 2-4PM and 6-8 PM, Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825 with services at 8PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation can be provided in loving memory to Shriners Hospitals for Children, htps://donate.lovetotherescue.org or mailed to Shriners Hospital for Children, 3551 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140 Attention: Development and Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice
99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860.
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