Kathleen A. Benway

Benway, Kathleen A (Duquette) wife of Harold F Benway Jr for 48 years passed away February 28, 2015. Kathleen was born on October 23, 1948 to Barbara and Charles Duquette. Kathleen grew up in Cranston, Rhode Island. Kathleen met Harold when they became pen pals while he was deployed in Vietnam. Kathleen and Harold settled on Forest Avenue in Cranston. Kathleen was a homemaker and raised her children, then in later years worked at G.Fox and Ann & Hope. Kathleen loved cats and dogs and enjoyed spending time with her dogs. Her hobbies included crafting, gardening, and arranging pictures of her grandchildren. Kathleen leaves her children and their families, daughter Rebecca Whelan (Benway) and son Christopher Benway. Kathleen had 4 grandchildren. Kathleen was also the sister of Paul, Peter, Matthew, Charlie, Marie Ann Duquette, and Diane Guimond. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5:00-8:00pm in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10:00am in St. Paul Church in Cranston. Flowers kindly appreciated or if you prefer you can make a donation to the Alzheimers Association.

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Melanie - 03/03/2015

Becky,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. If there is anything at all that I can do for any of you please don't hesitate to ask. Love and Hugs to All!
Melanie

Candy - 03/03/2015

Love and prayers from all of us.

Samantha - 03/03/2015

I am very sorry for your loss. She was loved and will be greatly missed. Remember her for all the wonderful memories she brought to he family and friends.

Andrea DelleFemine Bond - 03/04/2015

Becky, Skip and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Kathy was a beautiful spirit full of smiles. That is how I remember her :) May you find peace and comfort in this time of grief.

Lynn Marineau Guare - 03/04/2015

So sorry to learn about Kathy. Please accept our sincere sympathy.

Lynn, Brenda, Brian, Leslie, Mark, Michele and families.

Terrence and Joyce Lee - 03/05/2015

Dear Skip, Chris, Becky and the Duquette family,
We were so saddened to learn of Kathy's passing.
All those years as neighbors, watching your family grow into the people she was so proud of.
We can still hear her hearty laugh echoing across the yard!
May your memories bring comfort to you in the future.
With deepest sympathy.



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