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Marie Therese Benedict, 68, went home to the Lord on Friday, November 3, 2017.
She was born on August 28, 1949, the daughter of Howard and Pearl (Jachym) Benedict, and was a longtime resident of Ashtabula.
Marie was both employed as an activities aide in area nursing homes and as a caretaker to family and friends.
She enjoyed serving others' needs and helping to improve their lives. Marie collected angels and unicorns, loved animals and butterflies. Marie had a great devotion to her church, Our Lady of Peace Parish at Mt. Carmel and the Adoration Chapel.
Marie's survivors include her nephew, David Benedict of Madison; niece, Alexis Benedict; brother, Nelson Benedict both of Ashtabula; sister, Ruth (Bob) Palzer of Painesville; six nieces; one nephew; twenty-four grandnieces and grandnephews; plus many friends.
Marie was preceded in death by her parents; grandparents, Ralph and Mary Benedict; aunts, uncles and cousins.
Marie will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Ducro Funeral home, 4524 Elm Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio. Her cousin, Ron Benedict will officiate. Burial will take place at Arcola Cemetery, Madison, Ohio.
If desired, contributions in Marie's name may be made to St. Jude Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio, 44004 is privileged to serve Marie's family. www.ducro.com
Published on November 7, 2017
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