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Funeral License #2142

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Shirlene Marie Benson

October 25, 1939 ~ June 19, 2017 (age 77)

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Shirlene Marie Benson was called home to our heavenly father on June 19, 2017 in Merced, CA. She was born on October 25, 1939 to her parents Joe and Bertie Herring in Merced, CA. Being a lifelong resident of Merced, Shirlene graduated Merced High School, in the class of 1957. She enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents Joe and Bertie Herring; and her brothers Ira Herring and Lee Herring.

Shirlene is survived by her daughter and son in law Mario & Vicki DeFrancesco of Firebaugh, CA, and her grandchildren Francesca Panelli, Gia DeFrancesco, and Dominic DeFrancesco.

Her family would like to send a special thanks to the staff at the Dos Palos Skilled Nursing, for the care that was provided to Shirlene during her stay with them. No services are scheduled at this time.


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