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Official Obituary of

Maurice M Benson

May 12, 1956 ~ March 1, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Maurice Benson Obituary

Maurice M. Benson, “Maury”, 67, of Prospect, passed away March 1, 2024. Maury was born May 12, 1956 to the late Clarence and Lucille Benson.

Maury was a very talented craftsmen of his trade, a fine millworker, and had many different passions. He played the guitar, built cars and motorcycles, and even drew his own cartoons. He was an avid car enthusiast, reader, and history buff. To his children he was the smartest man they knew. He cherished the time spent with his grandchildren and family who will miss him dearly.

Maury is survived by his long-time companion Maureen Sheehey, his two children: Stephanie (Chris) Baldino of Bristol and Michael (Alicia) Benson of Hinsdale, NH, his three grandchildren: Aubriella, James, and Jameson, and his siblings: Tracy Benson of Cheshire, Laurie (John) Hanley of Yarmouth, ME, Craig (Doreen) Benson of Monmouth, ME, and Elizabeth Benson of Waterbury, along with several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to your favorite charity in Maury’s memory.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Maury on Monday, March 11, 2024 at 5pm at Prospect Memorial Funeral Home/The Palmerie Family Funeral Home, 122 Waterbury Rd., Prospect, CT, 06712. Family and friends are welcome to come and give their condolences from 5 to 7pm. Prospect Memorial Funeral Home is honored to assist the Benson family during this difficult time and invites you to share your condolences on his Tribute Wall at

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March 11, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prospect Memorial/ The Palmerie Family Funeral Home
122 Waterbury Rd.
Prospect, CT 06712

Celebration of Life Service
March 11, 2024

5:00 PM
Prospect Memorial/ The Palmerie Family Funeral Home
122 Waterbury Rd.
Prospect, CT 06712


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