Marjorie H. (Ward) Benson, longtime Newton resident, July 30, 2017.


Beloved mother of the late Richard S. Benson and grandmother of Alicia, Amanda and Amy-Lynne Benson and great-grandmother of Amber Rose, Elexia Chanel, Alivia Mariah, Autumn Elizabeth and Madison Lee.


Dear sister of Thomas and Harold Ward and the late Barbara and Robert Ward.


Mother-in-law of Donna Benson.


Marjorie enjoyed knitting and had a passion for horses.


Family and friends will gather in her memory on Sunday, August 6 from 3-5pm in the Andrew J. Magni & Son Funeral Home, 365 Watertown St, Rt. 16, Newton. The next day, Monday, Aug. 7, a graveside service will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Needham at 1pm.