Wednesday, July 23,m 2014 following 10am Funeral Service at Hill Funeral Home (Section 94 Lot 3 Grave 11)
Maurice E. Benson, 83, passed away July 17, 2014 at Sunny View Nursing Home. He is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Barbara B. (Gorton) Benson. He was born in Providence and grew up in Cranston, a son of the late Maurice T. and Edith (Carlson) Benson.
Mr. Benson was a retired decorator, who’s career included decorating many department store windows such as the former Gladdings and Outlet Company. He had also worked as a floral designer and had been a member of the Air National Guard.
Besides his wife he is survived by his loving children Christina L. Dufault and her husband Steven and Roger E. Benson and his wife Monica; and his cherished grandchildren Chelsea, Benjamin and Joshua Maurice Dufault.
His Funeral Service will be Wednesday, July 23rd at 10:00am at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. Burial will be in Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery, North Kingstown. Calling hours: Tuesday 5-8pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Adoption RI, 2 Bradford St., Providence, RI 02903. The family wishes to thank the staff at Sunny View Nursing Home for their loving care and compassion.