Mark D Benson, 58, of Lowville

Mark D. Benson, 58, of South State Street, Lowville, died at his home on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.(funeral parlor)

LOWVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) – Mark D. Benson, 58, of South State Street, Lowville, passed away at his home on Tuesday, April 5, 2022.

At Mark’s request, there will be no office hours or funeral services. Burial is at the discretion of the family. A celebration of life will also be for the comfort of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Harrisville Central School Alumni Association, 14371 Pirates Lane, Harrisville, NY 13648.

Mark leaves two daughters, Mary Marley and her son Aaron of Carthage; Brittney Benson from Watertown; two sisters, Sherry Stanford and Jane Benson, both from Harrisville; several aunts, uncles, a nephew, Shaun Stanford (Jamie) from Beaver Falls, a niece, Kristel Stanford from Lowville and many cousins. He passed away from his parents.

Mark was born on June 21, 1963 in Gouverneur, NY to the late William and Shirley Ritz Benson and graduated from Harrisville Central School in 1982, Class of 1982. He attended the Advanced Training Center in Kenmore, NY for Welding. Mark worked for Asplundh Tree Service for several years in different jobs worldwide. He later worked at Kraft in Lowville until his retirement in 2019. Mark was a “jack of all trades” and very athletic. He loved watching horror and sci-fi movies. Mark also enjoyed board games, cards, horseshoes, bowling and played softball for the Harrisville Town teams. He liked to camp down by the river with his family in Harrisville. Mark loved his girls and his grandson. He would help anyone in need and always made sure to keep a smile on the faces of his family and friends.

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