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Benito P. Codella Sr.

Benito P. Codella Sr.

Benito P. Codella Sr., a lifelong resident of New Rochelle passed away on February 12, 2016. He was 89.
Ben was born on October 17, 1926 to the late Gaetano and Antoinette(Savanella) Codella . Upon graduating from Albert Leonard High School, he proudly served his country in the United States Army.
Ben married the love of his life Mary (Amori) on September 4, 1949. They were happily married for 59 years. They enjoyed their trips to Atlantic City, but especially loved the companionship and time spent with their family and friends. Ben retired after 20 years of service as head painter at New Rochelle Hospital. Some of his favorite hobbies were golf, fishing, cards, and his membership in The Calitrani Social Club. Ben was also an avid fan of the Mets and Giants.
He was predeceased by his beloved wife Mary, brothers John, James, Romano and sisters Concetta(Tete) and Antoinette(Toni). Ben is survived by a sister Italia (Tolly), a sister-in-law Katherine(Babe), and his children James(Carol), Bernadette Borea (Peter), Ben Jr., (Sheri) and grandchildren Sonia Caba(Michael), Peter Borea Jr, Ben Codella III, and Briana. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Visiting will be Monday from 2-4 & 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc. 16 Shea Place New Rochelle NY. A Funeral mass is scheduled for 10:30am Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please have donations made to The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (

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