WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. -- Robert J. Benedetto, 73, of Wappingers Falls, died Sept. 9. He was 73.
He was born Jan. 28, 1943, in Wappingers Falls.
He was retired from New York Trap Rock Corp. (now Tilcon), as an operating engineer. He also was an honorary member of S. W. Johnson Engine Co. #2. He enjoyed the lottery, animals, was a hard-working individual, and most of all, he enjoyed his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Marella Degano (Michael), Andrea Caetano and Robert J. Benedetto Jr.; grandchildren, Charlie, Nicholas, Matthew, Kayla, Kirstin, Jenna and Courtney; brothers, Louis J. Benedetto Jr. (Alice) and Vincent Benedetto (Chris Marino); and sister, MaryBeth Krakower (Howie).
Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the Delehanty Funeral Home, 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Marys Cemetery.
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