“My Deepest Sympathies to Marian, Patricia & family.. R.I.P Johnny..
“MY HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES TO MARION AND FAMILY.
“He was a great coach n mentor to me.. always kept me in line. God bless the family. He will always be remembered..
“Our deep sympathy to the family of Johnny - our cousin - RIP - Cathy and Barbara (Palm Harbor,FL and Brooklyn, N.Y.)
“integrity and fair play he passed on through his leadership of many teenage boys.Marco now can be with his younger brother. so sorry to the benedetto family.
“I'm sad to be writing this but a smile comes on my face just thinking of all the things that brought us together through the years. From the time my Dad and I drove you home when you hurt your ankle in a Little League game in Inwood. We played football and baseball together at Lawrence Jr. And Sr. High then went on to Prep school at Florida Air Academy. Those were some of the best years of my life. I'll never forget the last time I saw you, it was 1974 in a softball tournament in Merritt...
“Coach "B" I have the utmost respect for you. I grew from a small kid to a workout warrior and had a good military experience and was able to play college football at FSU with your help. I even was able to be a teacher and football coach. I'm sure many young men and women owe you a great deal for your mentoring. That's just the kind of person you were. Thanks so much for all your guidance and being a great Teacher and Coach. I will never forget and forever treasure the memories and...
“Look at every day as a win even if he lost a game .It was still a win !!!
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For years, John Benedetto was a staple of Land O' Lakes High football.Following his retirement in 2008, he stepped out of the spotlight, but left a lasting legacy that touched generations who played and attended Land O' Lakes.But the small community was saddened to learn Monday morning the...Read More