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“My sincere condolences to the Benson and Munson families. I have many wonderful memories of Mary and Clarence hosting 4-H meetings at their...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Barb (Beckwith) Woolever - NV

Mary with her sister Jackie Baker at Jackie's birthday party. “Mary was my neighbor and friend for many years at Woodsedge and I miss her smiling face. She enjoyed riding with me to LUMC and lunches afterward....Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Dorothea Schrader - Lansing, NY

“I am saddened to hear of Mary's passing. I first met her as my Sunday school teacher at the Ludlowville church and always enjoyed seeing her at LUMC...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Macye Fitzpatrick - Tucson, AZ

“We send our sympathy to the Benson-Munson families. I have memories of Benson reunions with Mary, dinner at the farmhouse and Clarence and Mary...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Chuck,Faye and family - saddened to read about your mom - remember your Dad a little better - but it's still sad to loose neighbors and part of the...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: bill kirk - lansing, NY

“Mary will be greatly missed by the staff and drivers at Gadabout. We extend our deepest sympathy to her friends, family, and those that had the...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Benson Family,We have many happy memories of Clarence and Mary. We received her annual Christmas letter a few days ago. They were always so...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: William and Ellen Carlisle - NY

“My deepest sympathy to Johanna & the entire Benson family. Mary was a dear woman who will be missed by all that knew & loved her. I went to the...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Carol Farkas Carr - Carmel, NY


Mary was born on July 24, 1918 and passed away in January 2018.

Mary was a resident of Groton, New York at the time of passing.

She graduated from Groton High School in 1937 and went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Home Economics from Cornell University in 1941.

The family will be present for calling hours from 3-6pm, on Wednesday, January 3 rd at Lansing Funeral Home, 32 Auburn Rd., Lansing, NY. A memorial service, officiated by Pastor Alison Schmied, will be held at 11am, on Thursday, January 4 th , at Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Rd., Lansing, NY.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution to either Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Rd., Lansing, NY 14882; or Hospicare, 172 E. King Rd., Ithaca, NY 14850.

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