BORTONE, Benedetto “Beny” Nicola


Passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Van Daele Manor on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the age of 89.

Beloved husband of Lucia (nee Cuccovia) for 66 years.

Loving father of Antonio “Tony” (Giuseppina) and Rocco.

Grampa of Lucy (Eric Maxfield), Beny (Marien) and David Michelle).  Great grandfather of Lauren.

Predeceased by his parents Antonio and Maria (nee Notte).  Dear brother of Teresa, late Nicola (late Antonio Palermo) and Giuseppina.  Predeceased by his parents-in-law Pietro and Angela Cuccovia.  Brother-in-law of the late Mattia Notte (Teresa), late Rocco Cuccovia (late Josephine) and Anthony Cuccovia (Betty).  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited at the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 11 am to 12:30 pm.

Funeral mass to follow at Our Lady of Good Counsel at 1 pm.  Entombment Holy Sepulchre Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions to Alzheimer’s Society or charity of choice would be appreciated.

Beny had a special love for gardening.  You could always find him in the garden or tinkering around the house whether it was needed or not.