It is with great sadness that the family of Sharlene Beninger announces her passing on September 6, 2020 at the age of 69. Sharlene was born on February 28, 1951 in Fort Frances, Ontario.
Sharlene is survived by her son Murray Jr. and grandchildren; Trey, Mya, Paul and Gage; sister ReNae (Randy); brother Ken (Sally); and special sister-in-law Laurie Callan. Also left to mourn are her two nieces Tana Rae and Rochelle and cherished friend Lorraine.
Sharlene was predeceased by her five-year-old son Paul on December 27, 1980, husband Murray Sr. on November 26, 2018 and mother and father Alyce and Paul Lambert and her mother and father-in-law Dorothy and Lyall Beninger.
At Sharlene’s request, there is no funeral service and cremation has taken place.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rainy River District Animal Rescue, Box 404 – 225 Scott Street, Fort Frances, Ont., P9A 1G8.
Sharlene was known for her quick wit, sense of humour and honesty. She did not mince words and she spoke the truth. Sharlene adored her husband Murray, and she really did not recover from losing him and missed him beyond words. Their love is the one that everyone wishes for and was admired by many. Sharlene was passionate about her career as a Counsellor and she touched many people’s lives throughout her work and her life. She was an amazing listener and the calm insightful wisdom she shared with family and friends will forever be remembered. She will be missed by all who knew her and especially by those who loved her.