Pen City Current obituary – Dr. Harvey S. Benveniste, 73, formerly of Fort Madison

Dr. Harvey Stanford Benveniste, 73, formerly of Fort Madison

Dr. Harvey Stanford Benveniste, 73, (formerly of Ft. Madison) passed away on Monday, July 6th, 2020, in Mississippi. Harvey was born on September 21st, 1946 in Chicago, IL to Jack and Charlotte (Annenberg) Benveniste.
Harvey was an esteemed, retired, pediatrician. Throughout his career he had practices in California; Fort Madison, IA; Galesburg, IL; and Houston, MS. He touched many lives throughout his career and took pride in being a phenomenal physician.
In his spare time Harvey enjoyed bowling, golfing and growing in his Christian faith. He also enjoyed taking his daughter, Alyssa, on many travels throughout the country as she grew up.
Harvey is survived by his daughter, Alyssa (Matthew) Moran; brother, Barry (Esther) Benveniste; 3 grandchildren Ava, Chloe, and Bennett Moran; niece Amber (Joel) Grafman; nephew Eric (Heather) Benveniste; great-nephews Julian, Cameron, and Garrett; great-niece Scarlett; and uncle Richard Annenberg.
He was preceded in death by parents, Charlotte and Jack Benveniste and sister-in-law, Esther Benveniste.
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org. Private family graveside service Monday, July 13, 2pm at Menorah Gardens Cemetery, Broadview, IL.

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