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Anita Eva Benzino
DEBARY, FLORIDA- Benzino, Anita Eva (Richard), age 87 of Debary, Florida passed away on June 11, 2011.
Born in Woonsocket, RI she was the daughter of the late Walter D. and Marie R. (Allain) Richard.
She was raised in Bellingham, MA. Anita was united in marriage to Ralph Benzino on November 15, 1947. She was a retired Registered Nurse and a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her beloved daughters Kathy (Paul) Potfora of Fruitland Park, FL and Karen Metcalf of DeBary, FL; grandchildren, Scot (Jaime) Metcalf, Amy (Ty) Chapel and Leslee (Jason) Smith; great grandchildren, Megan, Mason, Kaily, Kyle, Kaden, Kensey, Kimberlin, Kierstin; several loving nieces and nephews. Anita was predeceased by her husband Ralph in 2009, her grandson Shawn J. Metcalf in 1998 and her siblings, George Richard, Raymond Richard, Louise Fontaine and Becky Marcoux.
Visitation for family and friends will be Friday June 17 from 10 am to 11am at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 26 Dogwood Trail, DeBary. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 am. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to the Shawn Joseph Metcalf Scholarship Fund, c/o St Luke's Lutheran School, 2025 W SR 426, Oviedo, FL 32765 or to Hospice of Volusia Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129. Arrangement entrusted to Deltona Memorial Funeral Home, Orange City, FL.