Obituary: Rudolph ‘Rudy’ A. Benvenuto, 90


Rudolph “Rudy” A. Benvenuto, 90, of Bristol, passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019. He was born on March 4, 1929, son of the late Peter and Philomena Benvenuto.

Rudy is the loving husband of Mary (Notarangelo) Benvenuto of 63 years. He loved spending time with his family, golfing and listening to Frank Sinatra.

Besides his wife Mary, Rudy is survived by his son Rudolph Benvenuto and his wife Cheryl of Avon, daughter Paula Marrone and her husband Thomas of Bristol; grandson Michael Rudolph Benvenuto of Avon; brothers Peter, Anthony and Philip Benvenuto; sister Adeline Pappas and several nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by his siblings Joseph, Vito and Leonard Benvenuto, Antoinette Kennedy, Catherine DiPalo and Rose Jennings

Calling hours will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019 at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave, Bristol from 5PM until 7PM. The funeral will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 8AM, from O’Brien Funeral Home to St. Matthew Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 9AM. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.

In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,


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