Ann M. (Hull) Benedix
Ann M. (Hull) Benedix, 85, of Newmarch Street,
Ipswich, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in her home
surrounded be her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late John
F. “Jack” Benedix with whom she shared sixty-six years of marriage.
Born in Ipswich on January 11, 1933, she was the daughter of the late
Stanley and Ann (Buffet) Hull. Ann was a lifelong Ipswich resident, and
was the Valedictorian of her Ipswich High School graduating class.
She was an accomplished alpine skier and tennis
player. She enjoyed her time with her husband, children and friends in
Ipswich and at their NH ski house. She and Jack also enjoyed their
extensive travels, throughout the U.S., Europe and cruising the Caribbean.
She loved walks along her beloved Ipswich River and Ipswich Neck. She was
an avid gardener and painter of local seascapes and will be remembered as
a hostess with style and grace for her many parties and family gatherings
she organized over the years.
She and her husband were devoted parishioners of
the Ascension Memorial Church where she had served many roles within the
Ann is survived by a son, JohnDavid Benedix of
Ipswich; a daughter, Cori A. Kingsley and her husband Mark of Exeter, NH;
grandsons, Daniel Benedix of Woodbridge, VA, Brandon Kingsley and his wife
Amy of Bonita Springs, FL, and Nathan Kingsley of Wakefield, and many
nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Amy Carter, Stanley
Hull, Jr., and June Esperson.
Her funeral Service will be held
11 am Friday, June 29 in the Ascension Memorial Church, 31 County
St., Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully welcomed. Interment in
the Highland Cemetery was private. Arrangements are under the direction of
the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.
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