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Benny Infante

Obituary for Benny Infante

August 17, 2016
Hamden, Connecticut

Loving Husband, Father, Brother and Grandfather


Benny Infante, 89 of Hamden died peacefully on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the Grimes Center, New Haven with his loving family by his side. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine DiRienzo Infante. Benny was born in New Haven on April 4, 1927, a son of the late Matteo and Rose Guidone Infante, and had resided in Hamden for most of his life. He was a retired assembler with the G & O Manufacturing Co. of New Haven for twenty five years. Benny was a proud WWII Navy Veteran, and was an avid Boston Red Sox and UConn Girl's Basketball fan. He is survived by two daughters, Deborah (Marco) Baldarelli of North Haven, and Wanda (Kevin) Graham of Bethany, two sisters, Rae Materessa and Mary Gargano, and four grandchildren who were the loves of his life, Brandon and Connor Graham, and Caleb and Desirae Baldarelli. He was predeceased by two sisters, Carmelina Bornman, and Annette Norup, and one brother, Emilio Infante.

Benny's family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven. His funeral procession will leave from the funeral home on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at St. Frances Cabrini Church, Pond Hill Rd., North Haven. Burial with military honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven.

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North Haven, CT 06473
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