Benedict A. Pasqua, 71, of Jackson, formerly of Hamilton passed away Thursday December 27, 2012 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton.
Bennie was a graduate of Trenton Catholic High School, he retired in 1992 after 26 years as a Firefighter
with the Trenton Fire Department. He was then employed by the State as a Fire Inspector, Bennie was also a Fire Commissioner with the Jackson Twp Fire Dept. Ben was an Air Force Veteran of the U.S. Air Force
. An avid hunter and fisherman, he was a member of Ozark Rod & Gun Club, Clover Rod & Gun Club, North Hanover Rod & Gun Club,a NASCAR fan and he enjoyed crossword puzzles and was a member of the Westlake Do Nothing Club.
Son of the late, Cesare Pasqua & Adele Pasqua Mihavetz, son in law of the late, William Gilbert, surviving are his wife; Robin A. Gilbert Pasqua; two sons and daughters-in-law; Benedict & Wendy Pasqua; of Hamilton. Anthony & Robin Pasqua; of Hamilton, five grandchildren; Paulina; Anthony Jr.; Nick; Benjamin & Michael, mother-in-law; Hope Gilbert; of Lakewood, brother & sister-in-law; Ray & Louise Pasqua; of Florida, nephews; Nicholas and Michael Pasqua; aunts and uncles; Carlo & Dora Palombi; and Mary Palombi; and many cousins and good friends.
The funeral will be Monday (Dec 31.) at 8:15 a.m. from Knott's Colonial Funeral Home, 2946 South Broad St. Hamilton. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. at St. Raphael Church 3500 South Broad St. Hamilton. Interment with Military honors will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call Sunday (Dec. 30) from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American
1 Union St. Robbinsville NJ 08691 or to Burn Foundation, 1520 Locust St. Room 401, Philadelphia PA 19102 burnfoundation.org.