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John C. Daley

John C. "Jack" Daley, 71, of Hallstead, PA entered into rest on January 16, 2019. He is the son of the late John J. and Ruth Daley.

Jack is survived by his son, Jesse and Lindsey Daley; three grandchildren, Alexander, Lincoln, Grayson; and his beloved companion, Terry Brenner.

Jack was self employed as a general contractor. He was a proud veteran, serving with the US Navy during Vietnam. Jack was an avid motorcyclist, a Harley Davidson enthusiast, and a member of the Bad Dogs. He loved hunting, fishing and being on "His Mountain" with his faithful dog, "Cheyanne"!

Friends may call from 2 - 4pm Saturday, January 26, 2019 at the Tuttle-Yeisley Funeral Home, Inc.

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Virginia Ruth Benson

Virginia R. Benson, age 82 of Jackson Avenue, Susquehanna died on January 11, 2019 at Barnes-Kasson Hospital. Ginny was predeceased by her parents, Clarence "Friday' Curran and Ruth Soller Klemp; her former spouse, Gerald F. Benson; her brother, Jack Curran.

Survivors include her children, John R. and Debra Benson, Gerald and Sandra Benson, Jeffery Benson, Jodi Benson; grandchildren, Jill and Kyle Snell, Jaime Benson and Sean Mulhern, Jennifer Benson, Rachael Benson, Shannon Rockwell, Chad and Courtney Benson, Shayna Benson and Darryl Jaget, Jr., David and Brandy Benson, Ginny Lane, Debra Barton; 22 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Carol Curran.

Ginny graduated from New Milford High School in 1954 and went to work at Security Mutual in Binghamton, NY. After raising her family, she worked at the Towne Restaurant in Susquehanna and for many, many years at the Eagle Hotel. She was the Grande Dame of the Stinky Boys Motorcycle Club and a member of American Legion Post 86 Auxiliary.

She enthusiastically supported all the endeavors of her children and grandchildren and enjoyed watching old movies and Syracuse University basketball.  Ginny was an icon to her friends and family.  She was very much loved and will be sorely missed.

In abiding by Virginia's wishes, there will be no funeral services.

Arrangements by the Hennessey's Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Avenue, Susquehanna.

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Mary Ryan Baker

Mary Baker, 101 of Susquehanna, PA passed away peacefully on Friday, January 18, 2019 at the LKR Personal Care Home in Lanesboro, PA.

Mary was predeceased by her loving husband, John Donald Baker; her parents, William J. and Frances M. Ryan; brother and sister-in-law, Jerome and Alma Ryan; and best friend Virginia Evans.

She is survived by her guardian, Nancy Culnane; caretaker, Leslie Rivenburg ; cousins, Eugene and Nancy Baker, Mary Kay Sienko and Margaret S. Frederick; 11 nieces and nephews.

Mary was a secretary at the Susquehanna Community School District until her retirement. She was a lifelong member of the St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Susquehanna, PA. She also was a member of the Altar Rosary Society and the Nellie Jane DeWitt BPW organization. Mary will always be remembered for her dedication to her faith and will be dearly missed by all of her family and friends.

A thank you should also be extended to Joe and Linda Schell for taking Mary to Church and to Lisa Winner for styling Mary's hair.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday, January 26, 2019  10am at St. John's Roman Catholic Church in Susquehanna, PA with Rev. David Cramer officiating.

Interment will be in the St. John's Cemetery, Susquehanna, PA at a later date.

Family and Friends can attend visitation at the Hennessey's Funeral Home, 747 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, PA, on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9 to 10am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. John's Roman Catholic Church, 101 Jackson Ave., Susquehanna, PA.

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