DEBENEDETTO, Joseph F. 89, passed away on July 24, 2021.
He left behind a wife of 9 years, Mary Debenedetto. Joseph is survived by daughter, Marie Debenedetto; son, Joe J. Debenedetto; granddaughter, Annie Golden; brother, Frank Debenedetto; sister, Connie Debenedetto, and four stepchildren; Robert DelCampo, Philip DelCampo, Dolores DelCampo and LeeAnn Sheridan. Born in Manhattan NY, Joseph was a member of the Meat Packing, and the Town of Islip unions. In 1990 he retired and moved his family to Fl.
Joseph proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War. Years after retirement, he studied to be a minister; however, his failing health prevented him from ordination.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday August 2 from 10:00-Noon at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL. A military ceremony & burial will follow at 2 pm at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, FL.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests charitable contributions in Joseph’s name be made to Disabled American Veterans. www.dav.org
Joseph will live forever in our hearts and be deeply missed by all who loved him.
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