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Benjamin A. Lappino, 86 of Eatontown, passed away on August 22, 2016, at home.  Benjamin was born in Jersey City to Mario and Margaret Lappino.  He graduated Thomas Jefferson High School in Elizabeth and attended Newark College of Engineering.  Benjamin worked for the former Union Osteopathic Hospital and then as a VP of Corp Facilities at JFK Hospital in Edison from 1968 until his retirement in 1995.  He served in the Air Force from 1950 to 1954.

Benjamin was a Member and Past Commander of the Shrewsbury Power Squadron and a Member of the National Rifle Society.  He was a communicant of St. Dorothea’s RC Church in Eatontown.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Elizabeth “Betty” Lappino; his son, Mario Lappino of Elizabeth; his daughter, Judith Lappino Lee and husband John of Edison; sister, Doris Bonavitacola and her husband Frank of Colonia; and granddaughter, Kayla Lappino.  He is also survived by a niece and three nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 25th from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 26th at 10:00 AM,  St. Dorothea’s RC Church, 240 Broad St, Eatontown.  Entombment will follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Oceanport.  In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to the National Parkinson Foundation or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740