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John L Benigno

March 22, 1954 ~ December 28, 2020 (age 66)

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John L. Benigno, age 66, of Milford, beloved husband of Patricia Johnson Benigno for 41 years, died on Monday, December 28, 2020.  John was born in Bridgeport, CT on March 22, 1954 to the late Leonard and Irene FaustineBenigno.  He was a devout Catholic, an avid Yankees, Giants, and Rangers fan, a loving husband, a great dad, and the best papa. He loved watching country western shows, his favorite sports teams, eating Entenmann’sdonuts, drinking a good cup of coffee in the morning and a glass of amaretto when it was time to celebrate. He enjoyed a good cigar outside while in the company of his wife, best friend, or any other visitors that happened to stop by, spending time with friends and family at bonfires, holidays, and events, and most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren. He is still the self-proclaimed record holder for the most miles put on a car in one summer without leaving the Milford city limits. John was greatly loved by his friends and family and is already deeply missed by them.

Survivors include his children: John Paul Benigno (Sarah) of Mendham, NJ and Jenna Delvecchio (Dustin) of Lakewood, CO, three grandchildren: Emily, John and Hadden, siblings, Patricia Botsford (Richard Barton), Catherine Wilkinson (James), Leonard Benigno (Jennifer), Edward Benigno (Joann) and Teresa Longleyand many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  

There will be a walk-through visitation on Sunday, January 3rd from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at THE GREGORY F. DOYLE FUNERAL HOME, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford. Please follow current pandemic concerns by wearing a mask and keeping social distance. It is asked that you kindly enter the funeral home and leave through the rear doors after greeting the family to accommodate all visitors.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 4th at St Agnes Church, Milford at 10:30 a.m.  Interment will follow in Saint Mary Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to Patricia Benigno to donate to ORTV, in support of the daily television Mass which was so important to John.  To share a memory, please visit,

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January 3, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home
291 Bridgeport Ave
Milford, CT 06460

Funeral Mass
January 4, 2021

10:30 AM
Saint Agnes Church (Precious Blood Parish)
400 Merwin Avenue
Milford, Conneticut 06460

January 4, 2021

11:45 AM
St Mary's Cemetery
425 Buckingham Avenue
Milford, Conneticut 06460


Patricia Benigno to donate to ORTV, in support of the daily television Mass
99 Ingersol Road, Milford CT 06460

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