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Gary Peter Benjamin

April 26, 1944 — April 16, 2023

GARY PETER BENJAMIN, 78 of Riverhead, formerly of Hampton Bays was called home on April 16, 2023. Beloved Father to Celeste Benjamin (Michael) Tracy, Vanessa Benjamin (Carl) Rus, and Gregory Gary Benjamin. Loving Grandfather to Mary Emmanuelle Tracy and Veronica Ruth Benjamin, and a caring brother to Robert Benjamin. Gary’s beloved and devoted wife Ruth Benjamin Velez and sister Arlene Schiavone predeceased him. Gary was an all star Basketball Player for the LaSalle Academy in Manhattan, Gary graduated with a masters degree from the university of Virginia in the field of Philosophy and business. Many of Gary’s hobbies included being an avid book reader, especially on philosophy and ancient Greece, and enjoyed bird watching. A memorial visitation is entrusted to Tuthill-Mangano funeral home, 406 East Main st, Riverhead on Thursday, April 20th, 4:00pm-6:00pm, and a funeral mass is scheduled for Friday April 21, 2023 at the St.Isidore R.C.C, Pulaski Street, Riverhead at 10:30am, with inurnment at St.John the Evangelist cemetery, St.Johns Place, Riverhead.

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Visiting

Thursday, April 20, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home

406 E Main St, Riverhead , NY 11901

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Memorial funeral mass

Friday, April 21, 2023

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

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Cemetery

Friday, April 21, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Eastern time)

Saint John The Evangelist Cemetery - Riverhead

546 St. Johns Place, Riverhead, NY 11901

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Burial

SAINT JOHN THE EVANGELIST - Riverhead

546 St Johns Pl, NY 11238

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