Evelyn Benanti

Benanti , Evelyn
Evelyn Rose Benanti of Newtown passed away on Aug 23, 2012. Mrs. Benanti was the wife of John J. Benanti. She was born in New York City on December 30, 1926. Evelyn will be lovingly remembered for her dedication to family, unfailing generosity to the less fortunate and kindness to everyone she met. Although she worked for 30 years at CBS until her retirement, she was most proud of her years of community involvement as a member of the Rosary Altar Society and head of religious instruction, Sacred Heart Church, Patterson, NY and her work with children at Green Chimneys in Brewster, NY.Mrs. Benanti and husband John were residents of Putnam Lake, NY for more than 50 years, prior to moving to Newtown. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Benanti is survived by hersister Jean Tannacore, daughter Laura-Jean Benanti with family Paul and Marie, sons John Benanti Jr. with partner Dorothy, Lawrence Benanti with wife Mary Jane, grandsons Anthony Rhew and Adam Thomson-Benanti and many other adoring family members. Calling hours are Tuesday, Aug 28th 2pm - 4pm and 6pm - 8pm at the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wed, August 29th at 10:30 am at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, 46 Church Hill Rd. Newtown. If you wish, donations may be made to:
501 St. Jude Place mMemphis, TN 38105 USA


Published in Connecticut Post on Aug. 26, 2012