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Madeleine M. Benroz

August 10, 1944 - August 27, 2016

Madeleine M. Benroz, 72, of Virginia Beach, Virginia and formerly of New Bedford, Massachusetts went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 27, 2016. She was born on August 10, 1944 in Santao, Cabo Verde and was raised in Dakar, Senegal.

Ms. Benroz was formerly employed at the Virginian Pilot.

Her survivors include seven children, Sidy Niang, Abib Niang, Theo Niang, Gus Niang, Bobby Niang, Abi Niang-Silva and Rose Niang; two sisters, Edie Kennedy and Odile Oliveira; one brother, Dominique Guilherme; 22 grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. She went to join her mother, the late Isabel Benros Pina, father Jose Pedro Canales and granddaughter, Giselle DaCruz.

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Date: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Southside Chapel

5033 Rouse Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

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