Wallingford Funeral Home
809 North Main Street Ext.
Wallingford, CT 06492


Harry Benigni

August 29, 1929 - May 22, 2013

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Harry J. Benigni, 83, of Wallingford, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at the V.A. Medical Center in West Haven. He was the beloved husband of the late Lucille Caruso Benigni.

He was born in Wallingford, August 29, 1929, a son of the late Enrico and Hinda Benigni and was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. He had been employed at Allegheny Ludlum Steel for many years until his retirement.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Loretta Benigni of Yalesville; his daughter, Robin Benigni of Florida; his longtime companion, Marion P. Gawlak of Wallingford; his grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his three brothers and one sister.

His family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 11 a.m. Interment with military honors will be in St. John Cemetery in Wallingford.