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Phyllis T. (Tingley) Benson

July 9, 1925 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 93)

Wareham-Phyllis T. Benson, 93, of Little Harbor formerly of Seekonk, died on Saturday November 10, 2018 at the Wareham Healthcare Center.  She was the wife of the late Fred A. Benson Sr.  She was born in Providence, RI the daughter of the late Hermon W. and Marjorie (Stone) Tingley.

Phyllis was a graduate of the Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Pawtucket, RI.  She worked for many years as a R.N. at the Butler Hospital in Providence, RI.  She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Wareham and the Memorial Hospital Nurses Alumni.  She enjoyed reading, horticulture, sewing, painting and traveling.

She is survived by her children: Fred A. Benson and his wife Sally of Florida, Douglas W. Benson and his wife Janet of Seekonk, Dale H. Benson of Wareham and Judith B. McLean and her husband Robert of Seekonk.  She was the grandmother of Lisa and her husband Steve,  Jenney and her husband Jeremy, Sarah and her husband Dan and Ashley and her husband Mike.  She was the great grandmother of Amelia, Ella, Benny, Hope, Emma and Andy. She was also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Please in lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the First Congregational Church 11 Gibbs Ave. Wareham, MA 02571  or  Compassionate Care Hospice 100 Myles Standish Blvd. Taunton, MA 02780

Donations may be made to:

First Congregational Church
11 Gibbs Ave, Wareham MA 02571

Compassionate Care Hospice
100 Myles Standish Blvd., taunton MA 02780

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