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Benson, Roy “Mr. B”: On March 7, 2022, peacefully at Humber River Hospital, just shy of his 90th birthday. Loving husband of Helen for 58 years. Proud father and father-in-law of Marlene and Marty Rochwerg and Neil and Karen. Devoted Zaidy of Risa and Steve, Stefanie and Ozzie, Jared and Katie, Joanna and Yaron, Ronit and Matt and Orlee. Doting Great Zaidy of Jordana, Talia, Leah, Daniella, Noah, Jakob, Emily, Elianna, Isabella, Ethan, Joshua, Adam, Leora, Layla and Landen. He was a wonderful son and brother to his late parents and sisters. He will be remembered for his long standing career at Canada Customs for 40 years. Thank you to his doctors and caregivers for their care over the last few years. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 9th at 3:30 p.m. at Bathurst Lawn Memorial Park, Linitzer Section. Mr. B was so loved by his family and friends and will be deeply missed.

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Donations would be greatly appreciated to the Roy Benson Memorial Fund for Camp Shalom. Roy and Helen both worked for Canadian Young Judaea and their camps have remained a special part of our family ever since. Please use the following link: or call the office at 416-781-3571.

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