Shelli J. Benik, 62 of Coventry, Rhode Island passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center in Providence, RI. Born in Minneapolis, MN she was a daughter of the late Lloyd J. and Sarah (Dokken) Brenna.
Shelli was employed as a bookkeeper at various businesses. Shelli was a generous soul whose Christian faith was her hallmark. She had a great sense of humor and strong love for animals, especially her dachshunds. She loved music and the joy of singing and dancing. She was the sister of Xristin Maestri of Coventry, and the beloved aunt of nephew Joseph Maestri.
She is survived by her sister Xristin Maestri, nephew Joseph Maestri, uncle Stephen I. Dokken, and cousins Tracy Dokken-Beard and Terry Dokken.
Interment will be held Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Maple Lawn Cemetery, 1917 NW 4th St, Faribault.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Christian Outreach Fellowships, 355 Coleridge St., Plainedge, NY, 11756, would be appreciated.
Arrangements are being completed by the Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory of Faribault.
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