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Benny Resta

d. March 21, 2012

Benny Resta
Benny Resta, 89, of Bristol passed away, March 21, 2012, at Bristol Hospital. He was the husband for 62 years to Angeline (Belluccio) Resta.

Benny was born in Bristol Dec. 1, 1922, the son of Frank and Madeline (Centro) Resta.

He was a lifelong resident of Bristol and graduated from Bristol Central High School. He served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army. He was member of St. Anthony Church, American Legion and B.P.O.E. No. 1010. Benny was co-owner with James Penda at Modern Barber Shop for 48 years before he retired in 1993.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Frank Resta of Bristol; a daughter, Linda and her husband, Terry Skrzypiec, of Bristol; a brother, Dominick Resta of Florida and a sister, Clara Belluccio of Florida; one granddaughter, Nicole and her husband, Omar Martinez; three great-grandchildren; an adopted daughter, Jane Seravall; and his best friend, Fred Nicoletti; plus many nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held Saturday at 8:30 a.m. from Dunn Funeral Home, 191 West St., Bristol, to St. Anthony Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.

Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Anthony Development Fund, 111 School St., Bristol, CT 06010.

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