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Daphne Doreen Benton

May 19, 1926 — November 7, 2022

Daphne Doreen Benton (nee Robinson), 96, a longtime resident of Fairfield, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Monday, November 7, 2022. Daphne was born in Portsmouth, England to the late George & Ethel Robinson. Before arriving in the United States in 1945, on the Queen Mary, her younger years were spent in Andover, England where she made many fond memories. The one that stood out to her mostly was horseback riding along the "Ladies Walk". Daphne was always willing to lend a hand and be a part of a group. As shown in her early years during WWII, Daphne served as an ambulance attendant with the British Red Cross. She was also a member of the Andover Hampshire, England Red Cross Society. After moving to Clifton, New Jersey she joined the Cosmopolitan Association, a group of foreign-born wives of American servicemen. Beloved wife of the late George C. Benton. Loving mother of Cheryl Cannici & her husband Raymond and the late Glenn G. Benton. Cherished grandmother of Ryan Cannici & his wife Sarah and Nicole Dorfman & her husband Zachary. Adored great-grandmother of Cecilia Therese. She is predeceased by her brother Raymond & wife Doris, her brother-in-law Norman Benton & wife Doris and brother-in-law James Everett. She is survived by her sister-in-law Alma Everett as well as many nieces and nephews. A private memorial visitation will be held at the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, 7 Two Bridges Road, Fairfield, New Jersey. Cremation was privately held at East Ridgelawn Cemetery and Crematory in Clifton. Donations may be made in Mrs. Benton's name to the charity of your choice.





Funeral HomeIppolito-Stellato Funeral Home - Fairfield
7 Two Bridges Road
Fairfield NJ - 07004
US
(973) 882-5588

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