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Benedict Benito

January 14, 1984 — July 9, 2017

Benedict Benito

Benedict Benito, age 33, of Rolla, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Rolla.

Benedict was born on January 14, 1984, in Manilla, Phillippines, a son to Anacleto Benito and Daisy (Gonzales) Benito. They both survive in Rolla.

Benedict was a 2002 graduate of Rolla High School where he was a member of the cross country and track teams. He attended Missouri S & T in Rolla where he was very active in the Newman Center singing and playing in their band Rainmakers. He was also a member of the Solar Car Team.

Benedict was united in marriage on November 20, 2010, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Salem to Trinity (Stephens) Benito. She survives in Salem.

Benedict was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Salem and St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Rolla. He enjoyed wrenching on cars, music, video games and designing T-shirts.

In addition to his parents and spouse of six years, Benedict is survived by: one son, Joseph Benito and two daughters with one on the way, Helen, Meredith and baby Laura Benito, all of the home; two brothers, Stephen Benito and Denis Benito both of Rolla; maternal grandmother, Teodora Gonzales of North Hills, CA; paternal grandmother, Teresita Benito of Cypress, CA along with many uncles, aunts, family and friends.

He was preceded in death by one son, baby Jeremiah Benito, his grandfathers along with several aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Salem. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Salem with Rev. John Sullivan and Rev. David Veit as concelebrates. Interment will follow at Bunker Cemetery in Bunker.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Family of Benedict Benito.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)


Thursday, July 13, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
602 West Butler Street
Salem, MO 65560

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, July 14, 2017
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
602 West Bulter Street
Salem, MO 65560


Friday, July 14, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Bunker Cemetery

Bunker, MO 63629

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