Joseph Anthony Benigno
Joseph Anthony Benigno
  • July 14, 1946 - December 6, 2017
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Joseph Anthony Benigno passed away December 6, 2017 at the age of 71. He was the son of the late Rose Caminita and Sam P. Benigno. Beloved husband of Elvira Benigno. Father of Christopher Joseph Benigno (Fran) and Jessica Lynn Benigno (Ben). Grandfather of Mallory and Evan Benigno. Brother of Benjamin R. Benigno (Janet), Richard A. Benigno (Suzanne), Salvador P. Benigno (Karen), and Michael J. Benigno (Brenda). He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews. Joseph served his country in the United States Air Force. Afterwards, he worked for the federal government for over twenty years. He was a parishioner of St. Christopher the Martyr parish for over 43 years. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 1 PM at St. Christopher the Martyr Church, 309 Manson Avenue in Metairie, Louisiana. Visitation will begin at 11 AM. Interment will follow at Lake Lawn Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to the American Heart Association, PO Box 840692 Dallas, TX 75284-0692 or online at To view and sign the family guestbook please visit