She leaves her children, Jean C. Roberge and her husband, Mark, of Shrewsbury and Robert S. Benson and his longtime companion, Judith A. Freeman, of Shrewsbury; a brother, Robert Williams of W. Bridgewater, and a sister, Elaine Tight of Upton; four grandchildren, Shawn Freeman, Addie Gorman, Lea Roberge, and Jodi Benson; two great-grandchildren, Quinn and Callie; and many nieces, nephews.
Mrs. Benson enjoyed camping and playing card games with her family.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the Benson family Friday, April 20, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. A service celebrating her life will be held Saturday, April 21, at 9:30 a.m., in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton.
Memorial donations can be made to the Worcester Animal Rescue League, 139 Holden St., Worcester, MA 01606.