Joseph Walter Beninati

  • Born: August 6, 1944
  • Died: June 14, 2017
  • Location: Yonkers, New York

Pelham Funeral Home

64 Lincoln Ave
Pelham, NY 10803

Tel. (914) 738-1060

Tribute & Message From The Family


A strong, tenacious and hardworking man with a deep love of family.

Joseph W. Beninati, of Yonkers, passed away June 14, 2017, at age 72. He was born August 6, 1944 to Angelo & Angelina Beninati. Joseph was the proprietor of Beninati Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc. He is fondly remembered as a strong, tenacious and hardworking man with a deep love of family. Father's Day was by far his favorite holiday. Joseph enjoyed trips to Long Beach Island and all vacations taken with his family. He is also remembered for his humor and love of country western music. Joseph is survived by his beloved wife, Diane (nee Sunde). In addition, he leaves behind his cherished children, Michael Beninati, Lisa Schafer & Andrea Samperi and loving grandchildren, Alec, CJ, GiGi, Evangeline, Hayden, Callie & Cole. He is the dear brother of Theresa Beninati and the late, Richard, Gary & Angelo Beninati. A celebration of Joseph's life will be held on Sunday 4-8pm at Pelham Funeral Home 64 Lincoln Avenue Pelham, 914-738-1060. Funeral Mass Monday 10:45 at St. Barnabus RC Church. Committal will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be sent to International Essential Tremor Foundation, www.essentialtremor.org