of Canton, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 24, 2017. Devoted son of the late William & Ann (Gruber) Diamond. Beloved husband of 61 years to Ruth (Banks) Diamond. Loving father of Amy Margolis & husband David S. of Needham and Bill Diamond of CA. Cherished grandfather of Lexi, Brooke, Sarah and Josh. Dear brother of the late Rhoda Barker and Evelyn Rice. Benson was an accomplished teacher and taught management to both commissioned and non-commissioned officers in the US Air Force during the Korean Conflict from 1951-1955. He was past president of Temple Beth Abraham from 1968-1970. Benson was honored by the Blue Hill Regional School Committee in their Hall of Fame after serving 20 years as a member and later as the Chairman. For 38 years, Benson was a Professor and Chairman of Suffolk University School of Business Management. He also served on the Finance Committee for the Town of Canton during which part of the time he was Chairman. Services at Temple Beth Abraham, 1301 Washington St., Canton, MA on Wednesday, July 26th at 12 Noon. Interment to follow at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon, MA. Memorial observance following the burial on Wednesday until 4pm, continuing on Thursday from 7-8pm and again on Sunday from 7-8pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Temple Beth Abraham, The Ruth L. Diamond Religious School, 1301 Washington St., Canton, MA 02021.
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