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Obituary - Marie M. (Benedetto)Musgrove


Marie M. (Benedetto) Musgrove

Marie M. (Benedetto) Musgrove, 96 of Sun City Center, FL, passed away peacefully on January 31st, 2024. Born on November 10, 1927 in Hammonton, NJ to Michael and Lucille (Romano) Benedetto, she was a long-time resident of Apollo Beach, FL from 1961 to 1999, and Sun City Center, FL since 1999.


Marie was an individual of great faith and kindness. Her willingness to help others was constantly displayed in her numerous acts of service. She volunteered at the Tampa Performing Arts Center, South Bay Hospital, as an Election Poll worker, and was an early member of the Apollo Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad. As long-time member of St Anne’s Catholic Church in Ruskin, FL, she served as Eucharistic Minister, Lazareth Committee member and collections counter. She was recognized as the 2008 South Bay Hospital’s Frist Volunteer Humanitarian Award winner and a 2014 Diocese of St Petersburg St Jude Medal winner. Marie was also an avid sports fan, cheering for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Notre Dame football and Duke basketball.


She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert, her four brothers, Daniel (Rita), Michael (Rose), Anthony (Mildred), Louis (Katherine) and her sister-in-law Elizabeth. She is survived by her son, Albert, daughter-in-law Stephanie and her three beloved grandchildren Cameron, Christian and Mary Elizabeth of Norfolk, VA.


She will be interred with her husband in Greenmount Cemetery in Hammonton, NJ at a future date. Donations in Marie’s memory may be made to St Anne’s Catholic Church in Ruskin, FL.

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