Cathleen Benton

STOCKTON Cathleen Newhouse Benton, 54, of Stockton, NY, formerly of Mayville, died unexpectedly at her home on Friday February 1, 2013.

She was born in Westfield, NY on September 25, 1958, the daughter of Betty Newhouse of Mayville and the late Bernard Newhouse.

Cathy was a 1976 graduate of Mayville Central School and attended Jamestown Business College. Earlier in her life she was employed with Chautauqua Print Shop in Mayville, Renold’s in Westfield and Ethan Allen of Mayville.

She was a member of Chautauqua Lake Memorial VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Westfield Moose and was active in the Mayville-Chautauqua Little League

and Minor League Organizations in the ’80s.

She was a loving daughter, sister and aunt who fought two courageous battles with cancer. She dearly loved her family, and was always there for them and she had fun shopping, antiquing, decorating her home and riding the “Harley” with her late husband Paul Benton.

Cathy is survived by her mother, Betty Newhouse; brothers Richard (Juanita) Hubbell of Mayville, Scott (Liz) Newhouse of Naples, Florida and sister Tammy Buck of Jamestown; nephews Shane Hubbell of Mayville and Ethan Newhouse of Naples, Florida; great nephews Dylan and Derek Hubbell; and greatniece Hyacinth Hubbell.

In addition to her father, Bernie Newhouse and husband Paul Benton, she was preceded in death by a sister, Teri Newhouse.

Honoring Cathy’s wishes there will be no visitation. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Mayville United Methodist Church, 81 S. Erie St., Mayville, NY 14757; or Hospice Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750; or Stockton Fire Dept., 28 Route 380, Stockton, NY 14784.

The Freay Funeral Home in Mayville is in charge of arrangements.