Oct 25, 2016

Retired Professor of Physics at University of Ottawa
Peacefully with his family by his side God took his good servant home. Cyril Benson of Ottawa passed away at the Ottawa Hospice – May Court on Monday, October 17, 2016 at the age of 90. Cyril was born in Birmingham, England on February 10, 1926. Predeceased by his parents, Reginald James Benson and Nellie Barbara Benson. Predeceased by his first wife, Beverly. Beloved husband of Karine Langley. Proud and loving father of Mary Benson (Steve Ackerson) and Robin McRae (Jim). Cherished Grandpa of Beverly Lamarche (Guillaume), Barbara McRae, Joshua Kervel (Sara), Jamie McRae and Kenny McRae. Caring Great-Grandpa of Bastian, Mason, Zachary and Oliver. Dearly loved brother of Joy Pinnington (Alfred), David Benson (the late Iris), Doreen McKechnie (the late John). Predeceased by his brothers, Bernard and John. Fond son-in-law of Solange Langley. Dear brother-in-law of Vera Sexton (Lionel), Marion Benson and Angela Burtch. Fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by Judy MacLeod and Naira Fragoso da Costa. Relatives and friends paid their respects at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church 933 Smyth Road, Ottawa on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10 am followed by a Funeral Service at 11 am. Interment was held at Beechwood Cemetery, Ottawa at a later date. In memory of Cyril a donation to Mount Calvary Lutheran Church 933 Smyth Road Ottawa, ON K1G 1P5, Hospice Care Ottawa-May Court 114 Cameron Avenue, Ottawa, ON  K1S 0X1 or Friends of the Central Experimental Farm, Building 72, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6 would be appreciated by the family. To express your condolences, make a donation or light a candle in memory of Cyril please visit www. hillcrestfuneralhome.ca Funeral arrangements entrusted to Hillcrest Funeral Home 151 Bond Street, Vankleek Hill, Ontario K0B 1R0 (613) 678-2002.

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