Joseph Di Benedetto

Joseph Di Benedetto

July 12, 1960 ~ May 18, 2020

Date of Interment:
May 23, 2020

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Joseph Di Benedetto, age 59, passed away May 18, 2020 at his home in Vero Beach.

He was born in Harlem, New York and moved to Vero Beach, Florida from Canarsie, New York.

Joe was always a smiling face and enjoyed his many years with UPS. He was a member of Highpoint Community Church in Vero Beach.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Peggi Di Benedetto; sons, Dan and Sam Di Benedetto; daughters, Malea Di Benedetto, Krista Di Benedetto, Tina Poleschuk, and Jayda Willis; step-son, Caleb Smith; brothers, John Di Benedetto and Michael Di Benedetto; 15 grandchildren.

A Graveside Service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Crestlawn Cemetery in Vero Beach.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Highpoint Community Church, 3660 16th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach.

Date of Interment:
May 23, 2020

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Sharon Brooks - Friend from Post Office

May 20, 2020, 7:03 pm

Michael and family Of Joseph Di Benedetto. I am sorry for your loss of your brother. My prayers and deepest condolences are with you.

Miriam Busuttil - Friend

May 21, 2020, 2:46 am

My deepest Condolences to Joe’s beloved wife Peggy, each of his beloved children and brothers. I will always think of him as a kind soul, a man who had faith in God and a wonderful family man.

Robin Workman

May 21, 2020, 11:22 am

Peggy I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers

Michael Bodnar - Friend from Vero Bearing & Bolt

May 21, 2020, 11:36 am

It is said that only the GOOD die young, and that is surely the case here! Joe was a dear friend to the crew at Vero Bearing And Bolt, he was our UPS Man for it seems like forever. We would swap stories about family, and life’s adventures in those few short minutes that it took for the daily delivery. Joe was always sure to bring toy donations every year for Toys For Tots, as he knew that I was heavily involved. He knew that there was always a cold bottle of water in the fridge for him, and at Christmas he would bring us home made fudge. His smile and springy step brightened our day! We will miss our dear friend, but we want the family to know how much of a difference he made in our lives. He was so proud of his sons who joined the Marine Corps. May he rest in peace, and heaven has gained a kind sole, and I believe when he arrived at the pearly gates he heard, “WELL DONE MY GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT”

Maria Lawson - Friend

May 21, 2020, 2:31 pm

We were shocked and saddened to hear this news. We are so sorry for your loss and will be praying for your family. Our Deepest Condolences. Larry, Maria, Ryan & Evan Lawson

Karen Boos - Neighbor from 19th Ave S.W.

May 21, 2020, 4:07 pm

Condolences to the family of Joseph Di Benedetto. Peggi I met you a long time ago when you first moved into South Vero. I was walking, probably by myself, we talked. My dad also sends his condolences, your husband always brought packages to our house and dad also would give him water. May your memories help you through this hard time. Sincerely Karen Boos and Robert Boos

Pat Fisher - Kats mom

May 21, 2020, 4:55 pm

In our family he was “Uncle Joey from Brooklyn”. He introduced my daughter Kat to her husband Steve 37 years ago. No words can express the sorrow in our hearts. Rest In Piece “Uncle Joey”.

Patti - Friend and customer

May 22, 2020, 7:11 pm

My sincere condolences to Joe’s family. Joe was my UPS man for many many years. He always had a huge smile on his face and always had a funny joke or story. He was a wonderful person and I know he will be missed by many. You will all be in my prayers. Patti Radford

Rene Cox - Friend

May 22, 2020, 9:56 pm

My deepest sympathy to Joe’s family. He was a wonderful man and will be missed by many. Continued prayers for Peggi and family.

The Doty Family

May 23, 2020, 1:55 am

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time. So saddened by this. Joey was such a nice, funny guy. Always remember him at family parties. John 16:22 so also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again and your hearts will rejoice and no one will take your joy from you. – Brock & Kelly Doty

Steve, Kat, Steve and Tricia - Friend/Family

May 23, 2020, 1:53 pm

Peggy and family, all our love and support always. Joe was one of the greatest! He introduced me to my wife Kat of 37 years and was the greatest godfather to our son Steve. We are especially gonna miss our Yankee/Red Sox ribbing, Castle Rock stories and especially his loveable upbeat attitude. Joe will always be in our hearts. Miss you my brother!

John & Sue Gerbino - Family by choice

May 24, 2020, 2:45 am

Our Dear Peggi ~ Our Sincere Condolences to you, and all the Di Benedetto Family~ We will always be there for you all~ Joey (Debo) has been in our life like forever~ through all the good and bad and his most happiest moments!. Meeting you, and having his Beautiful family made him the most happiest man in the world! and his Hallmark!.. Making Joe Loriann’s Godfather was the best decision we ever made! He sure was the most kindest, sincerest person we ever knew~ Never having a bad word to say about anyone~ We always thought we’d look back on our tears and laugh, but we never thought we’d look back on our Laughter and Cry ~ He will forever be in our thoughts and heart…

“Just say” Lorriann - God Daughter

May 24, 2020, 3:45 pm

My heart is heavy, and it all still feels unreal, you were my godfather and you took that title so serious, you were always there for me thru all of the happy and sad times you were my shoulder to lean on when I lost those dear to me, you pulled me thru . I don’t know how I will get passed this with out you to lean on.. I miss you already.. my deepest condolences to the Debenedetto family .. I’ll always be standing with you ♥️

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