Carmela Marie Benini - age: 94
(December 29, 1919 to February 20, 2014
A private Roman Catholic Funeral Service will be held at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home – Buxton. Burial will be held in the spring in Vermont.
HOLLIS- Carmela Marie Palumbo Benini, age 94, formerly of Bennington, VT, passed away on Feb. 20, 2014 at Pine Point Nursing Home.
She was born in West New York, NJ, on Dec. 29, 1919, one of ten children of Frank and Carmela (De Socio) Palumbo.
On September 23, 1951 she married the love of her life, the late Ettore Benini.
Carmela and her husband then went on to start a family and raise two boys.
While raising her family, she assisted her husband at the gas station he owned and operated, named "Et's Esso" which was located on Rt 7A North in Vermont.
She enjoyed travelling, playing Bingo and being with her family.
Carmela is survived by her two sons- Joseph Benini and his wife Ann of Hollis and Richard Benini of Bennington, VT; and a granddaughter- Monique Kroon and her husband Glenn of Middleton, NH.
Carmela’s family would like to thank the staff of Pine Point Nursing Home and Sol Amor Hospice for their care and compassion.
A private Roman Catholic Funeral Service will be held at the Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home – Buxton. Burial will be held in the spring in Vermont. www.dcpate.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Sol Amor Hospice, c/o Patricia Garson, 23 Spring St., Suite C, Scarborough, Maine 04074