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Terry Benson December 19, 1989 - November 17, 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the tragic passing of Terry Benson, at the age of 33, from Sunnyside, but was residing in Bellevue. Terry is predeceased by his father Nelson Benson; grandfather Donald Benson; grandmother Marjorie Benson; grandfather Maynard Boutcher; grandmother Mildred Boutcher; uncle Nelson Hynes and Barry Benson; aunts Hazel Hynes and Agnes Branton and by special friend Dean.

Terry leaves to morn his fiancé Hope Peddle; his very precious son Leon and his beautiful daughter Mahaula; step children, Dustin, Jaymie and Payden; mother Eva & step father Jeremiah; brother Dwayne (Alex); two wonderful nephews Riley and Hunter; siblings on his mothers side aunt Roxanne (Barry) aunt Adina (Nelson) aunt June (Dave) uncle Robert, special aunt Shirley; on his fathers side Aunt Sheila (Tom), aunt Gloria; uncle Doug, uncle Heber (Hazel); and a large circle of cousins, other relatives and friends.

Terry was an outdoor adventurer he loved anything with wheels and a motor and he loved fishing. but his most precious thing in life was his little family & his mother.

Visitation will be held at Fewer’s Funeral Home, Arnold’s Cove on Thursday, November 23 from 2 – 4 and 7 – 9 p.m.  Funeral service 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2023 at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church Sunnyside with interment to follow at the Pentecostal Cemetery, Sunnyside.


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    Alexandria Peddle (your sister in law) says

    We miss you very much, Terry. We loved having you apart of our family this last decade. Thank you for my precious niece and nephew. No doubt you will watch over my sister, I pray you give her the strength she needs to carry on. I hope you are up there with your Dad and my Nana living it up. This isn’t goodbye, one day we will see you again.

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    June strowbridge says

    So very sorry to hear of Terrys passing. I knew him through his dad Nelson who I went to school with. He was such a friendly man who loved his family and always spoke to you when he saw you. He will be missed. My deepest sympathy to his family during this very difficult time.

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    Marion & Nathan Brace Chance Cove NL says

    To the family of your loved one Terry Benson.: We are so devastated to hear of Terrys tragic accident it’s sad to lose a dear loved one especially so young and a very wonderful young man with a little family whom he loved so much it’s so heartbreaking please accept our condolences of love and prayers Take care God bless each one Rest in peace Terry

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      Ruby and Bill Hooper says

      To Eva, Hope and Terry’s babies
      We are so so sorry to hear of Terry’s passing , news like this would knock the wind out of anyone’s sails
      Terry was a young vibrant sweet so full of life young man which makes this even harder to hear ! Terry had so much life to live in him . God bless his little angels , Hope and his momma
      Hold on to all those memories of Terry as they will live on in your heart and mind , cause not even death can take that away
      Please accept our heartfelt condolences and sympathy as we care very much .

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    Barb whalen says

    My heart and condolence goes out to the families and friends today for the loss of there love one Terry, I remember Terry from when he was only a baby I babysit him and his brother may god ,see Ye through this and know he will always be with you in your heart ❤️

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    Pleman pope says

    To all the BENSON FAMILY.
    Our hearts are saddened because of these tragic deaths!
    Gone home to heaven too soon! All our truckers and management of RMS Pope Inc. Our hearts are so sad!
    We can only pray that the peace of God would surround all of you at this time.
    We would like to know when and wherever the funeral will take place.

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    Clayton & Lisa says

    Thinking of the family at this sad time. Condolences to you all. Hope, keep the memories you have close to your heart and he will always be with you.

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    maxine hickey says

    sorry for your loss and your families

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    Irene Clarke (mother in law) says

    Thank you for coming into my daughter’s life and making her so happy. Thank you for my precious grandbabies who you will live forever through. We are so grateful to have had you become such a special member of our family. We all love and miss you dearly. I hope Heaven takes good care of you.

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