OBITUARY: Kenneth W. “Sonny” Benner, 77

WILMINGTON, MA — Kenneth W. “Sonny / Kenny” Benner, age 77, of Wilmington, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Beloved husband of the late Patricia J. (Clary). Devoted father of Darlene M. Amato and her husband Stephen of Woburn, and the late Doreen A. Benner. Loving grandfather of Nicholas Amato of San Diego, CA, Ryan Amato of Woburn, Stephen and Robert Smith, both of NH. Brother of the late Ann C. Malfa and Mildred B. “Millie” Buckley. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted in the Dello Russo Family Funeral Home, 374 Main St., WILMINGTON, Saturday, January 27th, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 5 thru 8 p.m. Services will conclude with military honors and burial at Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Late USMC veteran of the Vietnam War.

It has been requested that in lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Kenny’s memory to the American Lung Assoc. of Middlesex County, 5 Mountain Rd, P.O. Box 265, Burlington, MA 01803-0465.

(NOTE: The above obituary is from the Dello Russo Funeral Home.)

Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s