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In Memory of

Benjamin DiBiase

October 4, 1944 - March 30, 2015

Obituary


Benjamin "Benny" DiBiase passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Benny was born in Montreal, Canada ~ the youngest of nine children born to Antonio and Maria Celeste DiBiase. He came to the United States at the age of 5.

Benny served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict where he earned a Bronze Star.

Benny always had a love of the ocean , owning several commercial fishing vessels over the last 30 years. He was also the owner and operator of DiBiase Tile and...

Benjamin "Benny" DiBiase passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Benny was born in Montreal, Canada ~ the youngest of nine children born to Antonio and Maria Celeste DiBiase. He came to the United States at the age of 5.

Benny served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam conflict where he earned a Bronze Star.

Benny always had a love of the ocean , owning several commercial fishing vessels over the last 30 years. He was also the owner and operator of DiBiase Tile and Marble Co.

Benny was passionate about his family and friends. Nothing meant more to him than his wife, children and grandchildren.

He will be missed by many and treasured always.

Benny is survived by his wife, Angela, children Catherine DiBiase Brown (Josh), Ben DiBiase,Jr. (Adrianna), and John DiBiase (Maegan). He is also survived by his 3 grandchildren who meant the world to him~ Gian Brown, Mia Brown and Cy Brown.

Benny is also survived by his siblings, Carmine DiBiase of Philadelphia, Caroline Cianflone of Montreal, Frank DiBiase of Montreal, Mary Mariano of Montreal, Samuele DiBiase of Cocoa, Esther Dietrich of Chatham, New Jersey, and Rose Dettore of Summerfield, FL. He was predeceased by a brother, John DiBiase.

Memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Wylie Baxley Funeral Home, Merritt Island, FL.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Mayo Clinic, c/o Department of Development, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224.