2012-11-22 / Obituaries

David J. Benson

David J.

Benson, 68, of Jamestown, passed away Nov. 18, 2012, at his home.

Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late Sven and Vilma (Julian) Benson.

David worked as a stonemason, fisherman and launch operator before retiring. He loved being on the water and enjoyed boating and fishing.

He is survived by his children, Karin and Eric, and wife Mary, and beloved granddaughters Rebecca Leigh, Katherine Jane and Emily. He was the brother of the late Ralph Benson.

His funeral and burial will be private. Memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 146 Clifford St., Providence, RI 02903, or to the Jamestown Fire Department, P.O. Box 8, Jamestown, RI 02835, will be appreciated.

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