Obituary for Levi "Francis" Benway
BROOKFIELD- Levi Francis Benway,94, passed away on Monday, March 20,2017 in the care of the wonderful staff at Quabaoag Rehab. & Skilled Care Center where he had been a patient for 2 weeks.
Known to many in his family as Francis, Levi was predeceased by his beloved son Gerry, who was just 16 when he passed away from leukemia in 1966 ; his mother Mary C. Grammo in 2000 and his sister Lillian M.Lyman in 2007.
Levi worked for Oscar Hirbour Soda factory in North Brookfield, the highway department in Spencer ,was a driver of 10 wheel Mac Trucks for P.S. Dubrey of Cherry Valley and finally worked as a crane operator for Warren Pumps before retiring in 1984.
Levi loved tending to household projects, playing chinese checkers and maintaining his independence in his home with his beloved kitty Tina by his side. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
Friends and family are invited to attend a calling hour on Friday , March 24,2017 from 1-2PM followed by the funeral at 2PM in Pillsbury Funeral Home 44 Gilbert St.North Brookfield,MA.. Burial will be private in St.Josephs Cemetery in North Brookfield.