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Rosalie Healy Hooper Benson
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1911
Newport News City
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 2003
Newport News City
Virginia, USA

Wife of James M. Benson; mother of three; daughter of Frank Boyle Hooper and Rosalie Augusta (nee Healy) Hooper; one of four siblings

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Daily Press (Newport News, VA) - September 25, 2003
Deceased Name: ROSALIE H. BENSON
HAMPTON - Mrs. Rosalie "Rose" Augusta Hooper Benson, passed away quietly in her home on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2003, after a lengthy illness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. James M. Benson, and her son, J. Frank Benson.

Rose was a native of Newport News and a lifelong Peninsula resident. She was graduated from St. Vincent's Academy and attended Hollins College. Mrs. Benson was active in her community holding numerous positions in various organizations. She served as President of the Junior Women's Club, the Peninsula Arts Association and the Huntington Garden Club. She was Vice-President of the Community Concerts. In addition, she helped with other functions in the community. Rose was also an active member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church and served on many committees in the church.

Mrs. Benson is survived by her two daughters, Rosalie Benson and Maureen Benson, and by her son-in-law, Frank Mohorko.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Boyle Hooper (1874 - 1957)
  Rosalie Healy Hooper (1881 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  James Miller Benson (1907 - 1996)
 
 Children:
  James Frank Benson (1942 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Charles Hooper (1905 - 1990)*
  Henry Virgil Hooper (1908 - 1988)*
  Rosalie Healy Hooper Benson (1911 - 2003)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park
Newport News
Newport News City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Lawn 2, Section C, Lot 410
 
Created by: Mary W. Daley
Record added: Jul 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20711203
Rosalie Healy <i>Hooper</i> Benson
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