May 29, 2017
Age 79 of Concord, MA and Clearwater, FL formerly of Hudson and Batavia, NY passed away on May 29, 2017. Husband of Vivian (Fisher) Fanton-Benedict and the late Jean (Learned) Benedict. Father of Rebecca L. Appel and her husband Charles of Hudson and David C. Benedict and his wife Catherine of Norwell. Stepfather of Wray Fanton and his wife Tara of Pittsburgh, PA and Troy Fanton and his wife Cindy of Acton. Also survived by his grandchildren Brianna and Colleen Benedict, Abigail and Maggie Appel and Lillian Fanton.
Dean served several churches in Massachusetts, including in Hudson, Brockton, Worcester and Woburn.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Dean on Friday, June 2 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, 34 Felton St., HUDSON. A masonic service will be held 6:30 p.m. His funeral service will be in the church on Sat. June 3 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson. Donations in his memory may be made to the Transportation Fund, Shriners Hospital for Children , 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114. To share a memory or offer a condolence visit: www.concordfuneral.com