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Janet A. (Benjamin) Markiewicz
October 06, 2021


WEBSTER – Janet A. (Benjamin) Markiewicz, 62, died Wednesday, October 6, 2021 in Lanessa Extended Care Facility.

She leaves her husband of 40 years, Richard S. Markiewicz; a son, Richard S. Markiewicz II and his wife Lindsay of Webster; a daughter, Crystal L. Strapponi and her husband Jason of Webster; 2 granddaughters, Julia and Evelyn; 2 brothers, Robert A. Benjamin and his wife Marykay of Suffolk, VA and Michael J. Benjamin of Webster; a sister, Norma J, Summa and her husband Paul, also of Webster; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a sister, Susan M. Owens and by a brother, Neil P. Benjamin.

She was born on January 25, 1959 in Machias, Maine, the daughter of Robert and Patricia (Lynch) Benjamin and lived here since she was a child. She graduated from Bay Path Regional Technical Vocational High School in Charlton in 1978.

Mrs. Markiewicz first worked at Bates Shoe Company. She then was a homemaker while her children were growing up. She was a dietary aide at Hubbard Regional Hospital for a decade before she retired.

She belonged to Saint Joseph Basilica. She enjoyed sewing and crafts, excelled as a cook and loved flowers and her pets. “Nana’s” favorite times were spent with her 2 grandchildren.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday, October 12, from Scanlon Funeral Service, 38 East Main Street, with a Mass at 10:00 AM in Saint Joseph Basilica, 53 Whitcomb Street. Burial will be in Saint Joseph Garden of Peace. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday, October 11, in the funeral home.

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Scanlon Funeral Service
38 East Main Street
Webster, MA 01570