Longtime Orleans resident celebrating 102 years

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copyright the Chronicle April 25, 2018

by Tabitha Armstrong

Rhoda Alberghini Benson turns 102 this Friday. Her life spans two world wars, countless conflicts, women’s suffrage, the Great Depression, the moon landing, and the coming of modern technology. And yet, when you ask her about her life, family, faith, and love are the topics Mrs. Benson wants to talk about.

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