Dartmouth Funeral Home

230 Russells Mills Road, South Dartmouth, MA


Kevin Benner

October 5, 1953January 12, 2020

Kevin Benner, 66, of Fall River and formerly of Foxboro passed away Sunday, January 12, 2020 in Kimwell Nursing and Rehabilitation after a long illness.

Born in Newburyport, a son of the late Ernest A. Benner, Jr. and the late Mary Jane (McGunigle) Benner Abbott and step son of Edward J. Abbott, Jr. he lived most of his life in Foxboro.

Kevin enjoyed music especially Elvis and the Beatles and he enjoyed listening to his radio. He was very thoughtful and giving person. Kevin will always be remembered for collecting pens and giving away the pens to those he met along the way. Family and friends will remember him as a sweetheart. He enjoyed lobster, fried clams, and yummy Boston cream pie.

He is survived by a sister, Paula Abbott of S. Dartmouth and was the brother of the late Katherine Benner.

His graveside service will be Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Mechanic St., Foxboro. For online tribute/directions www.waring-sullivan.com.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, January 23, 2020


Kevin Benner

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Joel Kaplan

January 22, 2020

My condolences to all

Patricia Abbott

January 21, 2020

Dear Paula,
Please know that we are praying for you and your family during this difficult time
Love Pat and Bill

Kathy Cieplik

January 21, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss Paula. All the Pecks send their condolences. I hope he has been reunited with everyone in the families that has passed and is having a hell of a homecoming.

Kathy Cieplik