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Services Sunday for Hopkinton High Student Abbie Benford, 15

The Hopkinton field hockey goalie would have turned 16 on Dec. 26

Abbie Benford, 15, died Wednesday, Dec. 18 2013. Credit:Chesmore Funeral Home
Abbie Benford, 15, died Wednesday, Dec. 18 2013. Credit:Chesmore Funeral Home
Abbie Benford, 15, of Hopkinton, passed away due to an anaphylactic reaction on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at Boston Children‘s Hospital.

Born in Alexandria, VA, she was the daughter of Amy (Brill) Benford and Stephen Benford of Hopkinton.

The Hopkinton High School varsity field hockey goalie would have turned 16 on Dec. 26

Abbie was never seen without a smile on her face. She was full of life, love and laughter. 

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Dec. 21, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Chesmore Funeral Home on Hayden Rowe St.

A 10 a.m. service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 22, at Temple Beth Shalom in Needham, 670 Highland Ave.

Family requests donations in Abbie's memory to the Food Allergy and Education Research, 7925 Jones Branch Dr. Ste. 1100, McLean, VA. 22102 www.foodallergy.org

Besides her parents, Abbie leaves behind her brother, David Benford of Hopkinton; her Maternal Grandmother, Deanna Brill of Warwick, RI; her Aunt Lauri Cohen and husband Barry of Franklin, her Uncle Michael Brill of Warwick, RI; Paternal Grandmother Judith Benford of Wakefield, RI, and Paternal Grandfather, George Benford of Wakefield, RI, her Uncle Scott Benford of Narrangansett, RI, and her Aunt Stacie Ohsberg and husband Dale of Hampton Falls, NH.
Susan Petroni (Editor) December 20, 2013 at 08:32 AM
As a parent, I can't imagine losing a child. Thoughts & prayers to Abbie's parents, her brother and her family and friends.

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