Louise Benefit, 89, Was Native of West Tisbury

Louise I. Benefit, 89, died on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Meadowview Nursing Home in Seville, Ohio.

She was born June 15, 1913, in West Tisbury, to the late Antone and Mary Silva Alley and lived in Litchfield Township, Ohio, before moving to Lodi in 1959. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Norma Anshutz of Wadsworth; her sons, Ronald of Lodi and William of Sullivan Township, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry, a daughter, Lois A. Smith, three sisters and three brothers.

Services were held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Parker & Son Funeral Home in Lodi, Ohio. Interment was at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1815 W. Market street, Suite 301, Akron, OH 44313-7067.