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John G. Benning, Sr.

AGE: 82 • Belford

John G. Benning, Sr. (Jack) 82 of Belford, N.J., passed away peacefully on October 26, 2017. He was born in Jersey City, N.J. in 1935 and he resided in Belford all of his life. John worked over 30 years for Exxon Chemical in Linden, N.J. as a Plant Warehouse Supervisor. He retired in 1996. He was a communicant of St Mary's RC Church, New Monmouth, N.J. John was a Sergeant in the US Army and served during the Korean War. John was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather and he had a true love for the outdoors and hunting.

Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Mary Jane Benning of Belford, his 5 children and their spouses, John G. Benning, Jr. and Penny Benning of Kingston, PA., Mary T. Bryson and Kenneth Bryson of Belford, N.J., Thomas P. Benning and Laraine Benning of Holmdel, N.J., Daniel J. Benning of Belford, N.J., and Mary J. Jarrett and Russell A. Jarrett, Jr. of Spring Hill, FL. Also 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Mary T. Benning and William Benning, and also one brother, William Benning (2010).

Visitation will be held Monday, October 30, 2017 from 4 to 8 pm at John F. Pfleger Funeral Home 115 Tindall Rd., Middletown, N.J. Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday at 9:30 am at the funeral home. A funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:30 am at St. Mary's RC Church, 26 Leonardville Rd., New Monmouth, N.J. Entombment to follow at Holmdel mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in John's name to Ascend Hospice, via Ameet Das, RN, WCC 908-931-9080. For more information, to send condolences or for directions, please visit www.pflegerfh.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 29, 2017
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