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HAVERHILL: Arthur L. “Ben” Benson, 76, of Haverhill, passed away Tuesday, June 30, at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley, Haverhill.

Arthur was born in Medford, September 27, 1938 the son of the late Eugene and Marianne (McKenzie) Benson.

He was educated in the Somerville school system and graduated from Hollis Center High School in Maine.

He was predeceased by his step-daughter, Lori E. Wright.

Mr. Benson is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy (Bunker) Benson of Haverhill; a daughter, Judith Staples of New Hampshire; a grandson, Timothy Staples; three stepchildren, Wayne A. Snow and his wife, Cheryle of Haverhill, Donna Berkowitz and her husband, William of Stoneham and Debra Ponte and her husband, Joseph of Londonderry, 13 stepgrandchildren and 13 stepgreat-grandchildren.

His calling hours were held on July 3rd at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill. His funeral service and burial will be private and at the convenience of his family. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Senior Adult Behavioral Medicine Center, 140 Lincoln Ave., Haverhill MA 01830. To view his complete obituary or to leave condolences to his family please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  July 9, 2015
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