Robert Benson, 59, a long time resident of Marblehead, passed away after a short illness on March 30, 2010 surrounded by his family.
The beloved father of Lindsay and Benjamin of Marblehead; the devoted brother of Marie Rahilly of Saugus; and Joyce Benson of LA; and the former loving husband of Gayle Benson of Salem.
Robert was an avid lover of the ocean, enjoyed spending time on the beaches of Cape Ann, boating, fishing and being with his children. He will be greatly missed but never forgotten in our hearts.
A graveside service will be held at Waterside Cemetery, 294 West Shore Drive, Marblehead on Saturday, April 3 at 12PM. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Memorial visitation will begin at 10AM at the Eustis and Cornell Funeral Home, 142 Elm Street, Marblehead.