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Biagio "Bennie" Bencivenga

AGE: 91 • Wharton

Biagio "Bennie" Bencivenga, 91, of Wharton, died peacefully at his home, Wednesday morning, August 6th, 2014 surrounded by family. Born in Netcong, NJ in 1923, Bennie was a Wharton resident for over 60 years.

Bennie served in the US Navy during WWII and was a member of the Wharton American Legion Post #91 for 61 years. He was Post Commander twice. He was an Electronics Technician and retired from Picatinny Arsenal in 1985.

Bennie was pre-deceased by his wife of 61 years, Helen (Pustai).

Bennie is survived by his 3 children, Rick Bencivenga and wife Linda of Wharton, Ben Bencivenga and wife Carmella of Galloway, and Michele Bencivenga and husband Todd Gibson of Chester. He is survived by his 5 grandchildren- Shawn, Toniann, Tara, Krista and Lucas and 3 great-grandchildren- Kai, Nico and Mia. Bennie is also survived by his sister Mindy (Errante) and brothers Harry and Richard, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation 12pm to 1:30pm on Sunday, August 10 at the Bermingham Funeral Home, Wharton, NJ. A funeral service will be held following the visitation at the funeral home. Interment will be private. Offer condolences at


Published in Daily Record on Aug. 8, 2014
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