Denise Ann Finnegan, 43, of Wind Ridge, PA, formerly of Moundsville, WV, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in her home.

Born May 1, 1974, in Wheeling, WV, she was the daughter of the late Dallas Lee Benson and Rebecca Benson.

Denise was a Greene County resident for over 20 years. She attended Wheeling High School.

Denise was married to George R. Finnegan for 21 years. She was the secretary for Finnegan Gas Corporation for 20 years.

She loved taking care of her cats. She enjoyed good times and watching movies with her family and friends.

Denise loved to travel to the beach; Jamaica was her favorite destination.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, George R. Finnegan of Wind Ridge, PA; one daughter, Olivia (TJ) Cooper of Wind Ridge, PA; one grandson, Conner Benson; two siblings, Chaz (Brittany) Benson of Wheeling, WV, and Candie (Henry) Foster of Dallas, WV; five nieces and nephews, Courtney Clark, Colton Foster, Catherine Foster, Cheyenne Foster, and Cade Foster; aunts and uncles, Bob and Joann LeMasters of Zanesville, OH, Tammy Bland of Moundsville, WV, and Robert Bever of Wheeling, WV; and best friend, Kelly Gump of Wheeling, WV.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one son, Jesse Benson; her maternal grandmother, Dorothy “Nanny” Bever; and one uncle, Herman Bland.

Friends will be received Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA, 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.

A funeral service will be held Sunday, March 11, 2018, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Jim Jarvis officiating. Burial will follow at Jacksonville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 600 Waterfront Dr., #210, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222.

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