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Sebastian “Benny” Sciscilo entered eternal rest on November 14, 2020. He was born, and lived most of his life in Jersey City, NJ until he moved to Little Silver, NJ seven years ago. Benny was a dedicated worker for Maxwell House in Hoboken, NJ for 25 years. After retiring from Maxwell House, he worked as a custodial engineer at New Jersey City University. Benny enjoyed listening to music, going to Atlantic City, playing the lottery, crabbing, growing his sunflowers, talking on the phone with friends and family, and spending time with his children and grandson. He was always ready to tell a good joke.

Benny was predeceased by his parents Frank and Anna (Murro), his wife Florence (Kohn) of 43 years, and their newborn son, Robert in 1969.

Benny was a kind and caring man especially devoted to his family. He is survived by his two daughters, Susan Sciscilo-Macola and her husband, Phil, Florence De Costa and her husband, Gene, and his adored grandson, Brian De Costa. Benny also leaves behind 5 siblings, Frank and his wife Elizabeth, Teresa Heil and her late husband Ronald, Frances Sciscilo, Rose Baker and her husband Harold, and Carol Sciscilo.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 3 to 6 pm at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ. Facial masks are required and will not be provided by the funeral home.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at St. James RC Church, 94 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ. Interment immediately to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Benny’s name.

 

 

 

 

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