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Benjamin Grover Cleveland Jr.

December 20, 1927 ~ March 7, 2021 (age 93)


Benjamin G. Cleveland, 93, of Effingham, NH passed away peacefully Sunday, March 7, 2021 at his home.

He was born December 20, 1927 in Pittsfield, MA. the son of the late Benjamin and Elizabeth (Marble) Cleveland and later moved to North Anson, Maine. He had lived in Maine throughout his life and had served as a Eucharistic Minister and Alter Server while in Maine. In 2014 he had moved to Effingham, NH.

Benjamin served in the US Army from 1946 to 1947.

He was the widower of Margaret (McCann) Cleveland. Throughout their lives they served as House Parents for disabled men with Spurwink School in Portland, and Limerick, Maine.

Benjamin is survived by his children Scott Cleveland, David Cleveland, Susan Cleveland, and Glenn Cleveland. as well as several grand and great grandchildren. He also leaves behind his step children Margaret Rudolf, Catherine Rivard, Joseph Coyne, Charlotte Townsend, Christine Brown, Gerard Coyne, Maria O'Donnell, Bernard Coyne, Lois Coyne, Janice Coyne, Thaddeus Coyne, and many nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 10:00 am at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Moultonville Road Center Ossipee, NH. Interment will be in St. Sebastian Cemetery, Madison, ME. later in the spring.

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Memorial Mass
March 23, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Joseph s Catholic Church (Moultonville Road Center Ossipee)

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