Elsie Grace Benjamin

Female 1924 - 2004


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  • Born  22 Oct 1924  Greene County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  10 Jan 2004  Hudson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Haines Falls Cemetery, Haines Falls, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I20065  Virts
    Last Modified  23 Nov 2014 

    Family  Charles Peter Hommel,   b. 9 Jun 1922, Greene County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2004, Hudson, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F7061  Group Sheet

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    Charles Peter Hommel and Elsie Grace Benjamin
    Charles Peter Hommel and Elsie Grace Benjamin
    Charles Peter Hommel was born June 9, 1922 in Greene County, New York and died February 11, 2004 in Hudson, New York. He married Elsie Grace Benjamin who was born October 22, 1924 in Greene County, New York and died January 10, 2004 in Hudson, New York

  • Notes 
    • Windham Journal, January 15, 2004

      Haines Falls\emdash Elsie B. Hommel, 79, of Haines Falls, died peacefully, surrounded by her children, at the Firemen's Home in Hudson.

      She was born on Oct. 22, 1924 in Hunter to Palaemon and Nancy Lord Benjamin.

      Mrs. Hommel was a retired saleswoman who had worked at the former Jays Outlet in Tannersville.

      She was a member of the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church in Haines Falls. She was an American Cancer Society Crusader and a charter member of the American Legion Bunt Brewer Post 165 Auxiliary.

      Mrs. Hommel was also an active worker in the Meals on Wheels Delivery and Tannersville Area Public Health.

      Survivors include her husband Charles Peter Hommel of the Fireman's Home in Hudson; four sons, Charles "Skip" Hommel and his wife Patty of Coeymans Hollow, Dana Hommel and his wife Pat of Elka Park, Gary Hommel of Tannersville and Terry Hommel of East Jewett; a daughter, Gail Hommel of Tannersville, two brothers, Harrison Chester Benjamin of Cle Elum, Wash., and Harold C. Benjamin of Elka Park; a sister Elaine Johnson of Tannersville; three grandsons, Kevin, Keith and Craig Hommel; a granddaughter Kristin Hommel; a great-granddaughter, Ciera Hommel; and several nieces and nephews.

      Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday form the Aston Basagic Funeral Home, 7742 Main St., Hunter.

      Cremation will be follow at the Wiltwyck Rural Crematorium in Kingston.

      Funeral services will be 11 a. m. Sunday at the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church in Haines Falls. Officiating will be the Rev. Karen Monk.

      Interment will follow in the Haines Falls Cemetery.

      Donations may be made to the Kaaterskill United Methodist Church, Haines Falls, N.Y. 12435.