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Catherine Devlin Benke, 68, LIfelong Ossining Resident

OSSINING, N.Y. - Catherine (Cathy) Devlin Benke, a lifelong resident of Ossining, died Oct. 21. She was 68.

Benke was born Aug. 10, 1945, to Marguerite (O’Mara) and Francis (Neil) Devlin. She was a homemaker and parishioner of St. Theresa’s Church in Briarcliff Manor.

Benke is survived by her husband, John; children, Kelly, John (Laura), and Cathy (Drew) Oakley;  six grandchildren; sisters, Marguerite Richards and Winifred (Dan) Chesnard; many nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; and friends.

Calling hours are Thursday, Oct. 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Leach and Thomas Funeral Home , 32 State St., Ossining. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25 at St. Theresa’s Church, Briarcliff Manor. Interment to follow at St. Augustine’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Benke’s memory may be made to Support Connection, , or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for research, .

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