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Benjamin Paul March

June 18, 1980 ~ October 5, 2019 (age 39)

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Benjamin Paul March of March Farm in Bethlehem passed away unexpectedly this past weekend doing what he loved. Ben was born on June 18th, 1980 at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital.  He attended Holy Cross High School where he played football for the Crusaders and then went onto Western Connecticut State University where he also played football.  After a short stint in the corporate world Ben decided to return to the family farm where he helped his family expand the business to what it is today - a thriving agri-tourism destination. When Ben wasn’t working he loved spending time with family and friends, playing volleyball, competing in Spartan races, watching football, reading and travelling. Ben was a fun-loving father and Uncle, he was often found entertaining the farm kids.  Ben was an amazing, gentle and loving man that touched the lives of everyone he came into contact with.  Ben leaves behind his wife Larissa, daughter Lola, his parents Thomas and Susan, his siblings Tommy, Heather, and Emily and their spouses, his grandmother Charlotte Collett, his Uncle Bill Collett, and cousin Shane Collett. He also leaves behind a large extended family including fifteen nieces and nephews, and a large community of friends and neighbors. 

Calling hours will be Wednesday October 9, 2019 from 3-9 pm at Munson Lovetere Funeral Home, 2 School St., Woodbury. A Memorial Service will take place Thursday October 10, 2019 at 12 pm at Memorial Hall, 36 Main St. S., Bethlehem. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to a fund being established in his daughters name. Donations can be made to Lola Z. March, and mailed to Thomaston Savings Bank,  73 Main St. S., Bethlehem, CT. 06751. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit

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Calling Hours
October 9, 2019

3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home
2 School St. / PO Box 491
Woodbury, CT 06798

Memorial Service
October 10, 2019

12:00 PM
Memorial Hall
36 Main St S
Bethlehem, CT 06751

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