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Paul Cannon Benedict
  • Thomas J. Schmidt '35 Memorial Scholarship Fund
    3800 Victory Pkwy
    Cincinnati, OH 45207

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“We are going to miss you so much and we feel so blessed to be counted among your many friends. Ernie and Jeanne ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Ernie Ciambarella - Cincinnati, OH

“Paul was a great neighbor and friend and will be greatly missed. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: Dale & Debbie Hader - Cincinnati, OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. Paul will be greatly missed as our neighbor and friend. Our prayers and thoughts will be with you at this time of...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Dale & Debbie Hader - Cincinnati, OH

“So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and strength in God's promise found at John 6:40 ”
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BENEDICT, Paul Cannon. Beloved husband of Mary Anne Benedict (née Schmidt) for 46 years. Loving father of Paul C. (Heather Lawrence) Benedict Jr. and James T.(Melissa) Benedict. Devoted grandfather of Samantha, George, James Jr. and Owen. Dear brother of John (Kathy) Benedict, Anne (Richard) Hovland and Philip Benedict (Susan Rounds) and brother in law of Thomas J. (Linda) Schmidt Jr. and William J. (Marybeth) Schmidt. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

An avid golfer, Paul was a member of Miami View Golf Club for 32 years. He was club champion 4 times, senior club champion once, served as Club President, and was inducted into its hall of fame in 2016. In 2014, after being diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, Paul shot his age (66). According to the Internet (so we know it's true), only about 9 in 1 million golfers ever shoot their age. And that's when they're fully healthy. Paul was one in a million.

Passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at 68 years of age. Visitation on Saturday at Bellarmine Chapel, Xavier University, 3800 Victory Pkwy, from 11:30 AM until time of Catholic Funeral Mass at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Thomas J. Schmidt '35 Memorial Scholarship Fund or the All For One Club, both c/o Xavier University. B.J. Meyer Sons Funeral Home serving the family. www.bjmeyer.com