Ge­orge Joseph Benvegno, Sr.

Cecil Whig - - & -

Ge­orge Joseph Benvegno, Sr., age 73, of North East, MD, passed away on Thurs­day, May 26, 2016, sur­rounded by his lov­ing fam­ily. Born in Ch­ester, PA, on July 4, 1942, he was the son of the late Ge­orge A. and He­len Kauff­man Benvegno.

Mr. Benvegno was the Pres­i­dent of Colo­nial Met­als, Inc., Elk­ton, MD. He was an ac­tive mem­ber of Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Par­ish, where he par­tic­i­pated in the choir for Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Church and St. Jude Catholic Church. Mr. Benvegno was a mem­ber and Past Pres­i­dent of Elk­ton Ro­tary Club; had served on the Ce­cil Col­lege Foun­da­tion Board for 9 years; and was a mem­ber of the In­ter­na­tional Pre­cious Met­als In­sti­tute. He was a char­ter mem­ber and served on the Board of Di­rec­tors of the Ce­cil Busi­ness Lead­ers; was in­stru­men­tal in help­ing to bring Har­ford Fam­ily Group to Ce­cil County; and a char­ter mem­ber of Baynet Bank. Other mem­ber­ships in­cluded the Elk River Yacht Club, North East River Yacht Club, and Fourth De­gree Knights of Colum­bus, Spring­field, PA.

Sur­vivors in­clude his wife of 52 years, Mary E. Benvegno; son, Ge­orge J. Benvegno, Jr. and wife, Sally, North East, MD; grand­son, Ge­orge J. Benvegno, III; sis­ter, Nancy Mayew, Wilm­ing­ton, DE; niece, Pa­trice Black­way and hus­band, Jeff, and their chil­dren, Jenna, Brit­tany and Jef­frey; niece, the late Lisa Ap­ple­gate, her hus­band, Rusty, and their daugh­ter, Pay­ton; niece, Linda Mayew and chil­dren, Wil­liam and Sara; and nephew, John Mayew and wife, Sabrina, and their chil­dren, Johnny and Tommy.

Mass of Chris­tian Burial will be cel­e­brated at 12 Noon, Tues­day, May 31, 2016, at St. Jude Catholic Church, 928 Turkey Point Road, North East, MD, where vis­i­ta­tion will be­gin at 9 a.m. In­ter­ment will be pri­vate.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion/ St. Jude Catholic Church, or to Mount Aviat Academy, in care of Hicks Home for Funer­als, 103 W. Stock­ton Street, Elk­ton, MD 21921.


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