Benson, Averil Elaine

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Averil is survived by her loving family; daughter, Lu-Anne (Randy) Sulz of Montgomery, Texas; two step sons, Glen Francis and Terry Francis; grandchildren, Tabatha (†Pete, deceased) Nolen of Needville, Texas, Nicki (Kevin) Stidham of Montgomery, Texas, Shauna Jones of Boise, Idaho, Barrie (Kristie) Pengelly of Coronation, Alta., Bridget (Jason) Anquist of Pigeon Lake, Alta., Bradley Pengelly of Castor, Alta., and Dylan (Trista) Moores of Wainwright, Alta.; 15 great-grandchildren; as well as her bowling friends and neighbours.

Averil was predeceased by her husband, Earl Francis and her daughter, Heather Pengelly.

A limited attendance funeral service took place to honour and remember Averil at the Coronation Community Centre on Nov. 3, 2021.

If so desired, memorial donations gratefully accepted by Coronation Health Foundation (DSL) where Averil volunteered for many years prior to residing there, where she received kind and quality care.  

Please make cheques payable to: CHC Foundation, P.O. Bag 500, Coronation, Alta. T0C 1C0, with a notation for DSL.  

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Arrangements in care of Coronation Funeral Home, Coronation, Alta. Phone: 403.578.2928.

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