Benson Dilts died at his
home in Middleton, a short distance west of Delhi, on 5 Sep 1917,
aged 61 years, after an illness of two years, endured with much
patience and fortitude.
He was born in Gainsboro,
near Wellandport, and lived on the homestead for 37 years. Selling
his farm, he went to Delhi 24 years ago.
He leaves a devoted wife and
two sons, Roy of St. Thomas, and Charles P. of Welland, also three
brothers, Palmer of Wellandport, Joseph of Pelham, and Harmon of