BRADFORD - Rose Marie Benson, 73, the wife of the late Steven Wayne Benson, died March 14, 2016 at a Bangor hospital after an extended illness. She was born December 10, 1942 in Malden, MA, the daughter of Royal and Vesta (Woodworth) Seekins.
She was well known for having a heart of gold but speaking her mind. She was a farm girl at heart and loved animals, arts & crafts, drying flowers and doll making.
She is survived by six children, Kevin McCue and his girlfriend Jean Ball of Bradford, Kimberly and Michael Dyndiuk of Silver City, NM, Kenneth and Colon Draper of London, England, Kellie & Fred Cowsert of MO, Steven Wayne Benson Jr. of Bradford and Wayne Steven and Crista Benson of Bradford; 10 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 2 nieces; one sister and brother-in-law, Arlene and John DelRossi of Fitchburg, MA and a close friend, Charlie Benson.
Friends may call at the Thompson Funeral Home, 17 Hudson Rd. Corinth, Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 1 PM until time of services at 2 PM with Rev. Donald Booker officiating.