Martha Benson

February 20, 1939 to November 15, 2017


Passed peacefully but unexpectedly in the presence of her loving family on November 15th, 2017, Martha Benson, age 78. Predeceased by her loving husband Gordon Benson, parents George and Theresa Cooper, parents-in-law Gilbert and Elizabeth Benson, and 8 siblings. Leaving with fond and loving memories her children Glenys (Paul) Tucker, Sandra (Bill) Evans, Rodger (Lisa) Benson, and Hilda (Mike) Boone; grandchildren Steven, Stacey (Jeff), Glenys, Nicole, Brittany, Cherry-Lynn, Cassidy, Zoey, and Callie; great-granddaughter Julia; sisters Myrtle Peddle and Violet Piercey (Bob); and a large circle of family and friends. Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. The family will receive visitors on Thursday, November 16th, 2017 from 7 – 9 p.m, Friday, November 17th, 2017 from 10 – 9 p.m, and Saturday, November 18th, 2017 from 10 – 12 noon. A funeral service will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, Adam’s Avenue on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 at 2 p.m, with interment to follow in the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.



7-9 p.m. on November 16, 2017

10 - 9 p.m on November 17, 2017

10 - 12 noon on November 18, 2017

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Saturday November 18th

Salvation Army Citadel, Adam's Avenue


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Hilda So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing.Sincere condolences to you and your family.

Dear Sandra, Stacey and family,
We are so sorry to hear of the sudden loss of your mother and grandmother’s passing. Our sympathy and condolences are with you all.
Pauline and Stan Clinton

Rodger and Family – So very sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Nothing is more precious that the love we receive from our moms. God bless & take care during this time.

Sandra, and Stacey we are sorry to hear about your mom and grandmother, She always was so glad to see Charlene and welcomed her as one of her own grandchildren in her home. God bless you and your family at this time.

Hilda and family we are so sorry to learn of your mom’s passing. We hope that in time , you will find peace and comfort in the many memories that you shared. With deepest sympathy.
Earl and Flo Wilson

So sorry to hear about Aunt Mart. She was such a wonderful lady. My condolences to all those who loved her. May she rest in peace with Uncle Gord and the rest of the angels in Heaven.

Sandra and family, I am so sorry to learn of the loss of your sweet Mom. I will always remember her huge smile and even bigger heart, feeling her welcoming warmth whenever anyone crossed her threshold.
Susan Kavanagh

Sandra, Roger, Hilda and family. So sorry to hear about Aunt Mart’s passing. I remember going to visit her with dad either in town or down to house in Norman’s Cove. She always had a big smile and a hug. May she rest peacefully aunt it’s Uncle Gord, Nan and Pop and the rest of her siblings.

To Sandra and Family,
So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Your mother had a warm personality and always with a smile on her face. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

I’m sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences to the family. She was an amazing woman and she will be greatly missed. Love you all.

Martha’s knitting needles are busy clicking, making new mittens and socks for all of her family and friends in heaven.