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Paula (Harris) Benson

May 4, 1943 ~ July 9, 2022 (age 79)


Paula Benson, age 79 of Massillon, passed away Saturday, July 9, 2022 surrounded by family at Gables of Canton.

She was born May 4, 1943, in Steubenville the daughter of the late Paul and Katherine (McCormack) Harris.

Paula was a retired RN after 30 years of service with Mercy Medical Center and Anthem Blue Cross.  

Paula is survived by three sons, Andrew (Maria) Benson, Scott (Tasha) Benson, Matthew (Kerri) Benson; grandchildren, Alex, Sarah, Kyle, Lucas, Tyler, Adelyn, Kadyn, and Kenzy; sisters, Kayjean (Robert) Wilson, Karen Harris, sister-in-law, Chris (Morgan) McKay; several nieces, nephews, and grandnephews.  

She was preceded in death by Husband, Don Michael Benson.  

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Heitger Funeral Home - Jackson Chapel, 5850 Wales Ave NW, Massillon from 4PM to 7PM.

We would like to extend a special thank you to Helping Hands, The Gables of Canton, and Crossroads Hospice for their care and compassion throughout her extended illness.  

In lieu of flowers feel free to contribute to your favorite charity.

Condolences to the family may be made at
Heitger Funeral Home and Crematory 330-830-0148

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July 13, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Heitger Funeral Home-Jackson Chapel
5850 Wales Ave. N.W.
Jackson Township, OHIO 44646

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