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Sara Nancy Benevento

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1 of 40 | Posted by: Al & Joan Danis - The Villages, FL

“Vince, Mike & Family,We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Sarah was the centerpiece of a great family. We are thinking of all of you in your time...Read More »
2 of 40 | Posted by: Walt & Polly Houghton - Tampa Bay, FL

“Vince & family - Monica and I were saddened to read of Sara's passing. We always enjoyed our times together. She was such a positive and caring...Read More »
3 of 40 | Posted by: Monica & Bob Shattuck - Sarasota, FL

“Vince and Family- We are sorry to hear of Sara's passing. She was a giving and caring person having served her community and church for so many...Read More »
4 of 40 | Posted by: Jerry Firkey - Essex Junction, VT

“Vince and family, we were so sorry to hear of Sara's passing. She was such a beautiful lady! We will keep you in our prayers. ”
5 of 40 | Posted by: Lee and Bernadette Graham - FL

“God Bless you and your family Vince. May Sara Rest In Peace.Love, SUZEY Devoid ”
6 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Vinnie and Family,Vinnie, So sorry to hear of Sara's passing. My condolences to you and your family. I always enjoyed her cheerleading support of our...Read More »
7 of 40 | Posted by: Fran Lunderville - Gloucester, VA

“Vince and family,Andrea and I were so saddened to hear about Sara's passing. I can't imagine how difficult this must be for you and your children. ...Read More »
8 of 40 | Posted by: John Mitchelides - Sarasota, FL

“The angels finally came and took you away from all the pain. You will be missed but we all know there was always a place in heaven for you. ”
9 of 40 | Posted by: Mary Berthiaume - Essex Jct, VT

“Vince, Michael, Joseph, Lana, Teresa, when we met you and your family we found the real meaning of family, faith and love of country. You have...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Vincent Thibsult - Burlington, VT

“Mike & kris ,Sorry to read of your lossMike & colleene paskevich ”
11 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“One of life's genuinely truly caring and dedicated people. Sara was a rare human being in her words and deeds. We are truly sorry for you and your...Read More »
12 of 40 | Posted by: andy and karen irish - VT

“Vinnie and children,Thanks for your phone call with such sad news. Sara was one of my most cherished friends and I will always miss her and love her...Read More »
13 of 40 | Posted by: Elaine Lavery - Boscawen, NH

“Words fail me to express the deep loss I feel over your passing, Sara--Love you dearly and will miss you immeasurably. GOD BE WITH YOU, your long,...Read More »
14 of 40 | Posted by: Elaine Lavery - Boscawen, NH

“Dennis Delaney Dear Vince - Arrive home from Wednesday and saw the news of Sara's passing Friday. I'm sure everyone knows what a fine life you have...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: dennis delaney

“Vinney so sorry for your great loss Sara will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers to you and all the family. Andy and Sylvia laramee ”
16 of 40 | Posted by: Andrew laramee - Tavares, FL

“Vince, please accept my sincere condolences on the death of your beautiful wife. I am in Florida for the winter and thus will not be able to be at...Read More »
17 of 40 | Posted by: Paul St. James

“Vince, Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your wife Sara. ”
18 of 40 | Posted by: Paul and Kathleen Libby - VT

“Colonel Benenento, I'm so sorry to hear of your painful loss. My father has always spoken so highly of all of you, and my heart and thoughts are...Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Sara, a classic loving spouse and Mom, she achieved what few can, she lived in kindness and love. She was a warmth that embraced the person she...Read More »
20 of 40 | Posted by: Betty Halpin - Essex Junction, VT

“Mr. Benevento and family,I am sadden by your loss. I have many fond memories of your wife and mom. Growing up she always cared about what was...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Chip Cobler - Marietta, GA

“Colonel Benevento and Benevento family,So sorry to learn of the passing of your spouse and mother and grandmother. She was such a fine example of a...Read More »
22 of 40 | Posted by: Dwight+Kanyarat Menard

“Vince sorry to hear of your loss. Stephen and Janice Wells. ”
23 of 40 | Posted by: Stephen and Janice Wells - Seneca, SC

“Vince and family, I am sorry to hear about Sara. She was so gentle, kind and warm hearted. She always had a smile and kind word for everyone she meet...Read More »
24 of 40 | Posted by: Vince Gonillo

“Vince and family,Tina and I are so sorry to hear about Sara's passing. We have known each other for over 30 years from church, school, sports, and...Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Joe and Tina Gonillo

“Vince, Michael,Joe,Lana,and Teresa,I am so heartbroken to learn of your loss .Sara was such a warm and caring person to me , both professionally and...Read More »
26 of 40 | Posted by: John Burroughs - Essex, VT

“Dear Benevento Family, The Gutema Family want to send our sincerest regards to the family. It was such a pleasure to have met Mrs. Benevento...Read More »
27 of 40 | Posted by: Gutema Family - Essex, VT

“Vince, please accept my sincere condolences. I am in Florida for the winter and thus will be able to attend the funeral. You , Sara and all the...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Paul St. James

“Theresa,Sending you and your family my thoughts and prayers.Lisa Wells ”
29 of 40 | Posted by: Lisa Wells - Highgate Ctr., VT

“MAY SHE REST IN PEACE AND LIGHT PERPETUAL SHINE UPON HER ”
30 of 40 | Posted by: BOB JOHNSON - MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS, VT


31 of 40 | Posted by: BOB JOHNSON - MIDDLETOWN SPRINGS, VT

“So very sad to see this news about Sara. Sara was a strong example and inspiration for Margo and our family and I know others who have shared in...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: Lloyd Goodrow - Essex Junction, VT

“Joe,So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
33 of 40 | Posted by: Peg McGuire - Milton, VT

“Sending my condolences to the family. May God give you strength and peace during this difficult time. Psalms 29:11 ”
34 of 40 | Posted by: Virginia

“My sympathy & prayers go out to you Vince, Michael, Joseph, Lana, Teresa & your families. I was honored to have met all of you at Mom & Dad's 55th...Read More »
35 of 40 | Posted by: Vicki Richter - Endicott, NY

“My Love and prayers go out to the Benevento family. Sara was a loving and beautiful person and she will be missed. ”
36 of 40 | Posted by: Linda Walker - Jericho

“Vince and Family. We are saddened to read that Sarah had passed. You and your family are in ourprayers. Dick and Peg Meunier ”
37 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry to hear of Sara's passing. She was a wonderful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
38 of 40 | Posted by: Tom and Diane Belchamber - GA

“Vince and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Sara put up a good fight for many years. May she now rest in peace in the presence of her savior,...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Joseph Augostino - Georgia, VT

“My deepest sympathy to the Benevento family. May God strengthen and comfort you.Psalm 94:18,19 ”
40 of 40 | Posted by: A friend


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Sara Nancy Benevento, 76, of Essex Junction passed away as a result of heart and kidney failure on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 with her beloved husband, children and family by her side. She now joins "Our Heavenly Father in Eternal Life". Sara was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 3, 1940 the daughter of the late Joseph and Maddalena (Sperandeo) Monaco. She was married in St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn, NY to Vincent Benevento on November 25, 1961. Sara and Vince celebrated their 55th anniversary on November 25, 2016. They renewed their wedding vows on Nov 12, 2016 officiated by longtime friend and pastor Father Charles Ranges. Sara worked as a legal secretary prior to marriage, assisting not one, but four, attorneys. She was the long-time bookkeeper for dear friend John Adams' shoe business and a very accomplished homemaker. Sara volunteered with the Essex Junction School Board, the Board of Civil Authority, and as a Justice of the Peace. She also served as a Eucharistic Minister for the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Essex Junction, VT. Sara is survived by her husband of 55 years (662 months) Vince Benevento of Essex Junction; their four children, Michael (Kristine) Benevento of Williston, Joseph (Petra) Benevento of Essex, Lana (George) Knight of Peru, NY, and Teresa (Caryn) Benevento-Munroe of Jericho; eleven grandchildren: Matthew and Calvin Benevento, Alexander and Nicholas Benevento, Gabrielle and Corey Knight, Tad and Avery Bliss, Jack and Grady Tacy-Munroe, and Maxim Benevento-Munroe. Sara is also survived by her sister Mary Capelli of So. Burlington. She was predeceased by her siblings Salvatore, Tina, and Nancy. Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 4pm to 7pm at the Ready Funeral & Cremation Service Mountain View Chapel, 68 Pinecrest Dr. Essex Junction. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, February 13, at 11:00am in St. Lawrence Church, West St. Essex Junction. Burial will be in the spring at Holy Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make donations in her name to the Vermont Foodbank, 33 Parker Rd., Barre, VT 05641.

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