Virginia A. Bensey, 79, the wife of the late Bernard L. Bensey, died Oct. 21, 2010, in St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport.
Born in Westport, she was a lifelong Fairfield resident and graduate of Roger Ludlowe High School. She worked as a private caregiver many years before joining Perkin-Elmer, where she retired as the supervisor of drawing control. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Church, where she served as a eucharistic minister. She was also the recipient of the St. Augustine Medal of Service for her service to the church. Her activities included gardening, swimming at the YMCA and early-morning walks through the neighborhood.