Marguerite L. Benedict
Madbury – Marguerite L. Benedict, 96, of Bunker Ln. died Monday May 13, 2013 at her home.
She was born May 16, 1916 in Ulysses, PA the daughter of Lee C. and Florence (Perkins) Bickford.
Marguerite worked for many years as a nurse for the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, PA. She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Coudersport, PA and then Portsmouth, NH and volunteered for many years at the Wentworth Douglass Hospital in Dover.
Marguerite was predeceased by her parents, her husband Harold M. Benedict, a brother Keith Bickford, a sister Ruth Osborn, and a grandchild Jon Besenyei.
She is survived by two daughters D’Lorah Rusczyk and her husband Les of Madbury, Linda Besenyei and her husband William of Newington, CT, two grandchildren Amy Saraco and her husband Anthony of East Haddam, CT, Michael Besenyei of Stamford, CT, and three great grandchildren Robert, Anthony, and Isabella.
The funeral will be Sunday, May 26 at 11:00 a.m. at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 861 Middle Rd., Portsmouth, NH. Arrangements are under the direction of Tasker Funeral Home, 621 Central Ave., Dover, NH.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 or to the American Cancer Society New Hampshire Division, 2 Commerce Drive, Ste. 110, Bedford, NH 03110.