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Betty P. Benson

November 9, 1925 - November 26, 2021

Beloved Mother


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Obituaries » Betty P. Benson

Betty P. (nee- Pfleider) Benson passed away on November 26, 2021 after a short stay in hospice care. She was 96.

She was born on November 9, 1925, in Orange NJ to Eugene C. Pfleider and Mildred D. Pfleider.

After graduating from West Orange High School, Betty studied at Traphagen School of Design in New York, and graduated from Berkeley Secretarial School in East Orange.

As an administrative assistant for Warner Lambert-Parke Davis in Morris Plains; Betty was a member and past president of Morris County chapter of Professional Secretaries International. She was active in several Presbyterian Churches as a choir member, Deacon and Elder.

She enjoyed the company of her dogs, baking, needlework, gardening and many trips to Vermont and Maine with her family.

Betty is predeceased by her sister, Joan M. Pfleider.

Survivors include her son, Bruce T. Benson and her daughter, Dr. Beth J. Benson.

Interment private. A Memorial Service will be set for a later date. Arrangements by Par-Troy Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend, VT or Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter in East Hanover, NJ would be appreciated.