Obituaries

Florence Liuzzo
B: 1928-02-05
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
Liuzzo, Florence
John Beninati
B: 1927-02-24
D: 2019-02-10
View Details
Beninati, John
William Wright
B: 1934-08-21
D: 2019-02-10
View Details
Wright, William
Rosemarie Orlando
B: 1928-06-30
D: 2019-02-08
View Details
Orlando, Rosemarie
Elaine Capobianco
B: 1940-05-18
D: 2019-02-07
View Details
Capobianco, Elaine
Bernard Dziekan
B: 1932-01-27
D: 2019-02-03
View Details
Dziekan, Bernard
Frank Izzo
B: 1959-05-25
D: 2019-02-01
View Details
Izzo, Frank
James Morey
B: 1946-03-02
D: 2019-01-30
View Details
Morey, James
AnnMarie Simonelli-Rice
B: 1959-01-26
D: 2019-01-30
View Details
Simonelli-Rice, AnnMarie
Ruth Froehlich
B: 1927-04-01
D: 2019-01-29
View Details
Froehlich, Ruth
Richard Roccia
B: 1945-03-15
D: 2019-01-29
View Details
Roccia, Richard
Anna Polo
B: 1931-04-14
D: 2019-01-27
View Details
Polo, Anna
Armand Cistaro
B: 1956-12-18
D: 2019-01-26
View Details
Cistaro, Armand
Alan Wood
B: 1959-04-03
D: 2019-01-26
View Details
Wood, Alan
Sharon Vassallo
B: 1948-01-27
D: 2019-01-26
View Details
Vassallo, Sharon
Austin Pisano
B: 1998-02-19
D: 2019-01-25
View Details
Pisano, Austin
James Garner
B: 1953-07-24
D: 2019-01-25
View Details
Garner, James
Ryan Thorik
B: 1966-12-19
D: 2019-01-24
View Details
Thorik, Ryan
Erin Jackson
B: 1975-05-14
D: 2019-01-21
View Details
Jackson, Erin
Sam Machrone
B: 1923-11-20
D: 2019-01-20
View Details
Machrone, Sam
Charlene Meade
B: 1927-12-21
D: 2019-01-19
View Details
Meade, Charlene

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
270 Atlantic City Blvd.
Bayville, NJ 08721
Phone: 732-269-3100
Fax: 732-269-3101
About An Amazing Life|Help

John Joseph
Beninati

February 24, 1927 – February 10, 2019

Share this tribute
John Beninati
Memorial Candles Lit for John | SEE ALL
"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Mastapeter Funeral Home - Roselle Park

Obituary for John Joseph Beninati

Print
John Joseph Beninati, 91, a lifelong resident of Kenilworth, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 10, 2019.

Mastapeter Funeral Home in Roselle Park is handling the arrangements.

A memorial gathering of remembrance will be announced at a later date.

He was the director of procurement for BOC/Airco in Murray Hill, NJ for 31 years, where John Joseph was the holder of three patents for Cryogenic Insulation Machine, retiring many years ago, prior to that John Joseph was in partnership with his wife, Eleanor and Mike and Sybil Cavalla called “The Sea Shell” pet shop in Kenilworth, prior to that he worked for his father Thomas Beninati as an Electrical Contractor.

He served honorably with the U. S. Navy during World War II. Serving in the Pacific aboard the LSMR-507 out of San Diego, CA, past Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2230 and a member of the American Legion Post 470.

John attended Maryville College in TN, University of Tennessee, and Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ.

In 1953, he was appointed by the Mayor Berzin, to serve on the first Juvenile Conference Committee for the Borough of Kenilworth, President, Zone Chairman, and District Governor of the Kenilworth Lions Club, charter member and first secretary of the Kenilworth Honorary PBA Local 135, treasurer and secretary of the Young Republican Club, member of the 200 Club of Union County, served on the Kenilworth Board of Adjustment, and the Planning Board as secretary for 15 years, in 2008 he received an award for being the first “Volunteer of the Year” by the Borough of Kenilworth for his many years of service and willingness to help others.

He is predeceased by his parents Thomas and Mary (Gromodny) Beninati, his brother Daniel, and a sister Mary Balstein.

John is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Eleanor (Loh) Beninati, two dear sisters Pricilla Beninati, and Clara Beninati Trukowski, and many adored nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and godchildren.

In lieu of flowers please make donations in John’s memory to the Kenilworth PBA Local 137 or the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Dept. Rescue Squad or Kenilworth VFW Post 2230.

“Stand down Sailor, your watch is ended”.


Service Information

Memorial Gathering will be posted at a later date.

Interment Information

Interment Extra Info
Will be posted at a later date.