Milford C. Benedict, 86

Milford C. Benedict
Milford C. Benedict

Milford C. Benedict, 86, of Hannibal, passed away at home December 16, 2009.

Milford was a member of the Operating Engineers Local #832, Rochester. He had owned and operated Benedict Excavating in Granby from 1959 until 1978. He was a hard worker and enjoyed construction work.

Milford is survived by his wife of 64 years, Phyllis Pinney Benedict; a son Gary (Arlene) Benedict of Hannibal; a daughter, Denise (Gary) Broadwell of Hannibal; three brothers, Richard, Earl and Carl Benedict, all of Florida; grandchildren, Gary, Jr., Jim and Melissa Benedict, JoAnne and Jason Broadwell, all of Hannibal; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal. Contributions in memory of Milford may be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, P.O. Box 102, Oswego, 13126.

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