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Laura Louise (Kingston) Benton

October 4, 1920 — October 22, 2018

Laura Louise (Kingston) Benton of Darien, NY, passed away at the age of 98 on Monday October 22, 2018. Laura was born on October 4, 1920 in Skaneateles, NY to the late Joseph and Lula (Thomas) Kingston.

She studied physical education at Cortland University. She was married to Thomas R. Benton for almost 65 years when he dies in 2006. Laura loved the outdoors, traveling, swimming, birdwatching and walking. She volunteered her time with many different organizations.

Laura is survived by her five children; Deborah, Amelia (Raymond), Thomas (Gigi), Julia, and John (Elaine); her six grandchildren Spencer, Rachel, Christine, Laura, Anna, and Julia, and one great grandchild, Dominic.

There will be no prior calling hours. An 11:00AM Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Alzheimer's Association via the Laura Benton Tribute page at For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, New York 14011.

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Marley Funeral Home, LLC.

135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011

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