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Sarah K. DeBenedictis

Obituary for Sarah K. DeBenedictis

January 27, 1939 - May 14, 2019
Chesaningpeake City, Maryland | Age 80


Sarah K. DeBenedictis, age 80 of Chesapeake City, MD, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Born January 27, 1939 in Wilmington, DE, Sarah was the daughter of the late Daniel and S. Katherine (Cavender) Johnson.

Sarah was a sports enthusiast and loved talking about all the stats and happenings. Though she enjoyed all sports, she loved football and often rooted for the Baltimore Ravens. She also enjoyed crafting, sewing, cooking and traveling. Her most cherished time however, was spent with her grandchildren.

Sarah is survived by her three children: Robert Seymour and his wife, Karen, Deborah Robinett and Ron Seymour; two step-daughters: Paula Ensign and Loretta DeBenedictis and three siblings: Flo A. Craig, Dan Johnson, Jr. and his wife, Barbara and Ray Johnson and his wife, Pam. Sarah is also survived by a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren whom she adored as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Frank DeBenedictis, two step-sons: Harry and Ozzie DeBenedictis; her step-daughter, Vickie Lapan and two sisters: Harriett Martuscelli and Barbara Johnson.

A celebration of Sarah's life will held will at 11am on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 318 George Street, Chesapeake City, MD 21915, where family and friends may visit beginning at 10am. Burial to follow in Bethel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to the First Presbyterian Church and sent in care of the funeral home. To send online condolences please visit

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