Mary D. Benitez

July 31, 1936July 8, 2014

Mary D. Benitez, age 77 of Lenox, MA, formerly of Danbury, died on July 8th at the Mount Carmel Care Center, Lenox, MA. She was the wife of the late James Benitez.

Mary was born July 31, 1936 in Lee, MA the daughter of the late Frank and Bessie (Oviett) Smith. She was a graduate of Pittsfield High School and had been a resident of Danbury for more than 20 years, before relocating back to MA in an effort to be closer to her family. While living in Danbury, Mary was employed for many years with the Eaton Paper Co.

Mary is survived by her brother Charles Smith of Pittsfield, MA, along with several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday Sept 20th in the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main Street, Danbury at 11:00am. Interment of Mary’s cremated remains in Saint Peter Cemetery, Danbury will be private.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, September 20, 2014

Mary D. Benitez

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September 4, 2014

well auntie I feel so sad your gone,we miss you so very much.thanks for all the laughs,such a funny lady.some times you made us laugh so hard our belly's hurt. daddy will miss you the most. he loved spending lots of time with you. he said that this journey has ended, time for the next chapter in your life and ours..we all held your hand until the very end auntie..never letting go..we will never forget you MARY BENITEZ.....FLY HIGH...tell grandma hello for us, as we know she was waiting for you, you said so your self...your going home to see mom and she was there waiting for you the last couple of days of your sickness.....all my love auntie..........(MANGOSAN'S)