Jean E. Benjamin, 88 years of age, passed away peacefully Saturday January 4, 2020 surrounded by her family. She was born on June 20, 1931 in Cleveland, Ohio the daughter of the late Durwood M.”Goody” and Marcia (Eames) Nelisse, Sr. On September 30, 1950, she married Howard Benjamin who preceded her in death in 2014. Also preceding was her brother, Durwood M. “Buck” Nelisse, Jr. Jean is survived by her daughter ReNae (Ken) Krause of Mantua, and her son Howard (Diane) Benjamin of Bainbridge Twp.; grandchildren, Jason (DeAnna) Krause, Erin (Andrew) Stoudt, Jill (Chris) Huston and Christopher Benjamin and seven great-grandchildren. She found great joy in time spent with family. Her hobbies included many forms of needlework and she created many beautiful quilts. No calling hours. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Final resting place will be at Restland Cemetery, Bainbridge Twp., Ohio. Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & crematory Service in Mantua, where condolences and memories may be viewed at www.greenfamilyfuneralhome.com.
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