Daniel Joseph Benson

Passed 07/15/2020

Obituary for Daniel Joseph Benson

Benson, Daniel Joseph Age 62 of Dartmouth, NS passed away on July 15, 2020 in his home surrounded by his children, brother, sisters, and good friend, Gerald Currie.

Born in Halifax, NS, he was the son of the late Clarence John Benson and Alice Grace Benson (née Baker).

He was a die-hard leafs fan that never saw them win the cup. He always made sure his grandchildren had ample presents at Christmas. Even until the very last moments of his life, he made plans to ensure each of his grandchildren would have a present waiting for them under the tree this Christmas. He loved driving his red Jetta all over the province. His favourite spot to go? Breakfast at Steak and Stein. He worked all his life and retired in 2018 from whistling at the Dartmouth General.

He is survived by his two children Daniel Joseph Benson Jr. and Amy Lynn Benson; his three grandchildren who he loved the most, Jada Marie Benson-Young, Legend J Stacey, and Charlie Joseph Charbel Benson; his brothers and sisters Kenny Zinck, Donnie Benson (Sharon), Jimmy Benson (Cheryl), Richard Benson (Irene), Johnny Benson (Coreen), Debra Paquin (Raymond), Paul Benson (Paula), Kathy Veinot (Greville), and Judy Benson (Bruce); and his many nieces and nephews.

A private gathering has been scheduled for family members to celebrate Daniel’s life at his chosen final resting place. May his spirit live on through his children and his memory cherished through stories shared by friends and family.

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My deepest sympathies to the family and friends you will be missed. Steven Cromwell
- Steven Cromwell
Sending our deepest condolences to all the family at this sad time from Clary and Alice Graves
- Alice Graves
Thinking of you all during this difficult time. May he rest in peace. May you be comforted in knowing he is no longer suffering but at peace. Our prayers are with you and the family. Pierre and Karen Kairouz and family
- Kairouz Family
Danny was true friend, he always had time to listen to what I had to say whether he agreed or not, rest in peace my friend, you will never be forgotten...
- Jamie Bruce
I worked with I knew a Danny from DGH always a great person and ready for a chat he was a down to earth man and kind hearted soul.Thoughts and prayers are with the family.
- Katie Devereaux
I worked with Danny for many years at DGH. Danny was always willing to give a helping hand and of course have a chat along the way. Danny talked a lot about his family and grandchildren, they were his joy in life. Danny was one of the good guys. Sending my sincere condolences to the family. I will have fond remembrance of him.
- Paula Conrod
My sincere sympathies to Danny's wife and family. I knew Danny from DGH and always enjoyed a wee chat with him and his friendliness. He will be missed. My heart is heavy. I'm so sorry. Kim Power RN (retired)
- Kim Power
my deepest sympathies to you and your family Amy
- Mary Finney
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Danny and Amy and your entire family! We know that Charlie loves his granddad very much!! Charlie is always happy to share that grandad got him his shiny red car. Our hearts are very sad for you and for our grandson who will be left with such a void of not having grandad in his life. What an incredible loss! God bless your father's soul and comfort you all in the precious memories he has left behind! Marlene and Bakhos Hanna
- Hanna Family

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