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Vivian L. Beneze

May 22, 1947 December 29, 2018
Vivian L. Beneze
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Obituary for Vivian L. Beneze

Alton:

Vivian L. Beneze, 71, passed away at 2:54pm on Saturday, December 29, 2018, at OSF St. Anthony’s Hospital in Alton. She was born on May 22, 1947, in Alton, the daughter of the late Leo and Vivian (Salzman) Beneze, Jr. Survivors include two sisters: Jean Johnson of Alton, June Beneze of Alton, two nieces: Caissa Shelton of Alton, Amanda Beneze and her wife: Halimah Abdullah of Alton, a nephew: Mark Johnson and his wife: Michelle of Sacramento, California, two grand nieces, two grand nephews, and her lifelong companion of over forty years: Don Hamilton.

Vivian was employed by BJC for forty – four years where she worked at Eunice Smith Nursing Home and later was the unit secretary in the ICU at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was a wonderful baker and baked many birthday cakes for people and was nicknamed the “cake baker”.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Howard and Larry.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 10am until time of funeral services at 11am on Friday, January 4, 2019, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Rev. George H. Humbert, Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow at Valhalla Memorial Park in Godfrey.

Memorials are suggested to the family.


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Visitation

Friday

4

Jan

10:00 AM 1/4/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pitchford Funeral Home

2555 Vaughn Road
Wood River, IL 62095

Pitchford Funeral Home
2555 Vaughn Road Wood River 62095 IL
United States

Funeral Services

Friday

4

Jan

11:00 AM 1/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Pitchford Funeral Home

2555 Vaughn Road
Wood River, IL 62095

Pitchford Funeral Home
2555 Vaughn Road Wood River 62095 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Valhalla Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2308 West Delmar
Godfrey, Illinois 62035

2308 West Delmar Godfrey 62035 Illinois
United States
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