WOOSTER – Margaret L BENEDICT, 79, of Wooster, passed away Monday, August 29, 2011 in her home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
She was born November 16, 1931 in Glenmont, the daughter of Samuel and Nevada Bell Kinsey.
She was a telephone operator for United Telephone from 1967 until they closed and a switchboard operator at ACDC until health forced her retirement..
Surviving are her children Darcy (Jim) Cicconetti, Karen (Charlie) Hardman, Barb (Paul) Lindenmuth and Mark Yoder all of Wooster; grandchildren Bonnie Brown, Laura Sullivan, Jamey Hatter, Sarah Cicconetti, Chris and Doug Hardman, Stacey Slater, Casey Chamberlin, Morgan, Luke and Jaryn Lindenmuth and Brooke and Dezera Yoder; great-grandchildren Tristan Chamberlin, Logan, Cael and Melia Brown, Benjamin, Elijah and Lauren Hatter, and Audrina and Makenzie Hardman; sisters, Ruth Oiler of Glenmont and Eileen Hartman of Mt. Vernon, and a brother Dean Kinsey of Ashland.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, a grandchild Jessica, a brother Sonny and her husbands Allen F. Yoder and Herb Benedict.
Memorial services will be announced later.
The family requests that contributions be made to the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
To the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne Co., 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Memorial service at a later date
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