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History Center's Community Room to Be Named in Honor of Mary Bencini

he Mary Hogan Bencini Room will be dedicated 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Geneva History Center.

The is providing another legacy to the late Mary Bencini, who will be remembered Saturday, April 21, during a service at Malone Funeral Home.

The Community Room, setting for the bulk of the center’s events, will be named in her honor.

The Mary Hogan Bencini Room will be dedicated Saturday.

“That room is where her heart is,” said Terry Emma, a friend of Bencini, who was a member of the Geneva History Center board and was an active volunteer.

Visitation for begin will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State St., with a service to follow at 1 p.m. In a nod to Mary’s passion for reading and writing, instead of prayer cards, there will be bookmarks.

The Geneva History Center will host a reception to celebrate her life (complete with video), at 3 p.m. It is during this reception that the room will be dedicated. 

Christine Donovan April 20, 2012 at 04:37 PM
Very appropriate honor to a woman who's passion was Geneva; it's past, present & future.

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