Edmond E. Benini, 96, Of Croton-On-Hudson

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Edmond E. Benini, of Croton-on-Hudson, died on Saturday, July 4. He was 96.

Benini was born in Connecticut to Primo and Giovanna (Valicelli) Benini,

Edmond served in the U.S. Army from 1943-46 in the Philippines.

He married Janice Hotaling in 1958. 

He taught industrial arts at Ossining High School for many years and coached both ice hockey and golf.

His love of traveling led him to spend five years teaching in Japan, journeying to all seven continents, 72 different countries and every state in the US.

He is survived by his wife, son James and wife Kristin, daughter Judy O'Donnell, grandchildren James O'Donnell, Julia O'Donnell, and Alex Benini, and sister Olga Marucci.

Benini was predeceased by his brother, Flavio. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Doctors Without Borders, 333 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001, or the St. Labre Indian School, 1000 Tongue River Road, Ashland, MT 59003.

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