Benford, Edward Theodore

Benford, Edward Theodore

January 8th, 2019

Peacefully, at Winston Park Retirement Home, on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019, Edward Theodore Benford of London, in his 97th year.  Predeceased by his loving wife, June, and his beloved daughter Sandra. Loving father of Steven (Barbara), Christine (Stanley), Karen (Edward), and Paul (Julie). Cherished grandfather of Jennifer (Jeffrey), Michael (Sarah), Kelly, Adria, Shanon (Dannion), Sean (Nicole), and Shaylene (Daniel). Adored great-grandfather of Connor, Derek, Adaline, Eloise, Heather, Ewen, Holly, and Heather. Dear great-great-grandfather of Autumn. Predeceased by sisters: Irene, Doris, Hilda and Kathleen; brothers: Thomas, Horace and George. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Edward are asked to consider the Children's Health Foundation or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. 

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Judith & Juergen WittmannAll our love and affection for the family as we send our condolences in the passing of Uncle Ed. So many memories of family reunions in London and wish we could have attended the funeral to celebrate the special full life that he lived with relatives by our sides. Please know we are there in spirit and our prayers are with you all. Judy and Juergen
Evelyn, Michael and Douglas HartWe wish to express our condolences for the Benford clan. Ed and June were the greatest hosts of the annual family reunion. They were the glue keeping the family and extended families in touch. He will be missed and our hearts and prayers are with all. We regret that we will miss the funeral. RIP. Hart family.
LoriMy deepest condolences to my Uncle Steve, Aunt Barbara, Jennifer & Mike and the rest of the family. I always enjoyed spending time with Mr. Benford. He was an incredible man. Love, Lori Knowles
Donna & Bob MaslenSteve, Chris, Karen, Paul and families: We are so very sorry for your loss. Lots of great memories of both Uncle Ed and Aunt June hosting the Howe Reunion year after year. Sending love and hugs to all.
Susan & Rod DubeckiWe hope it comforts you to know that your grief is shared by all of us who knew your dad. He was a wonderful man and he will be sorely missed. You have our deepest sympathy on your loss.
Dave and Michelle BeatonSending our condolences, love and thoughts as you say goodbye.
Sharon Thurlow nee ButlerSo sorry for your loss. I have the fondest memories of your Dad and mine at lots of ball games. Wilton Grove was a great place to grow up
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