Benjamin Tenney Death | Obituary | Benjamin Tenney Dead | Died | Funeral Plans – We heard about the great loss, that Benjamin Tenney is no more and has reportedly passed away. We are made to known about his death on August 8, 2020.
We mourn with the family of Benjamin Tenney for this great loss. Please received our heartfelt condolences.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. His journey has sadly come to an end on earth.
Tributes to Benjamin Tenney
Friends, Family and loved ones are extremely sad and currently grieving as the news of his decease was made known.
Benjamin Tenney Cause of Death
Benjamin W. Tenney cause of death Cancer. Benjamin lost his 36-year battle with cancer and its side effects.
The cancer, operations and treatments, left Ben with learning disabilities and emotional issues. In particular, he had a language processing disorder which made learning difficult at best. Over time, with the help of specialists, special education teachers (Larry Burgoyne), and caring supportive teachers and people (Jane Miller, Ann Hyland, Janet Pietrovido, Kristen Paradis – to name a few) he learned to cope and move forward socially and academically.
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Ben is survived by his father Mark Tenney of Antrim, his mother Twila Anderson of New Port Richey, FL, his stepfather Richard Hanlon; along with sister, Amy Corcoran (and husband Shawn) of Brunswick, GA. He also leaves his Uncle Eric and Aunt Linda Tenney and Cousins Crista (Tenney) Salamy (husband Chris), Hunter, Jaxon all of Antrim, NH. Ben had six extended family members – Susan Farwell of Wethersfield, CT, Harry Warren of Rochester, NH, Gordon and Mary Allen of Antrim, Zoey French (Harlo’s daughter) and Mary Devlin, who all stood by him for the duration of this 36-year battle he waged.
In addition to these kind people, were longtime friends and “family” Evelyn Covey, Lynn Quade, and Kathleen Crawford who were also the point people in his care team. Their help singlehandedly allowed Ben to stay at home rather than be in a facility which would have cut most if not all interaction with his friends and family network.
Also were the many strong, kind friends in Antrim Village and the surrounding towns, and HOSPICE Care who all stood by Ben, helping to keep him independent until his passing.
No services have been planned at this time.
A celebration of Ben’s life will be held in the fall. In lieu of flowers and other tributes, a scholarship fund (Benjamin W. Tenney Scholarship Fund) has been set up in Ben’s name.
Contributions can be sent to the Trustees of the Trust Funds, P.O. Box 95, Antrim, NH 03440. This money will be used to help students who wish to pursue a career path using alternative methods, like two-year college programs or apprenticeship programs such as Benjamin utilized.
Thank you to ALL the many kind people in Ben’s life who made Ben’s life meaningful! To view Ben’s online tribute, leave a message of condolence, or for more information, visit www.csnh.com.
This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.
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