Benjamin Quinones, Sr., 75, of Port Norris, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011 in the emergency room of South Jersey Regional Hospital. He had been in failing health for the past 4 years.
The husband of Mildred Sutton Quinones, he was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico and was the son of the late Jose Quinones and Dolores Monge Quinones. He had been a resident of Port Norris for the past 57 years.
Retired for the past 10 years, Benjamin had formerly been employed with Bivalve Packing Co., Unimin Sand Co., D'Agostine Transfer Co., Port Norris Express and Berry Trucking Co. He was also a self-employed landscaper in Port Norris.
Ben loved fishing, the Phillies, wrestling and his grandchildren.
Besides his wife, survivors include: three sons, Benjamin Quinones, Jr., Vineland, Pedro Quinones, Sr., Millville and Manuel Quinones, Port Norris; two daughters, Lucy Quinones, Florida and Connie Quinones, Port Norris; one brother, Manues "Joe" Quinones, Laurel Lake; five grandsons, Roy, Benjamin, III, Miguel, Jason and Pedro, Jr.; four granddaughters, Jessica, Arianna, Alexis and Ceirra and one great granddaughter, Sophia.
Funeral services will be held at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 160 Main St., Cedarville, on Thursday evening, Oct. 6, at 8:00 O'clock. The interment will be on Friday, Oct. 7, in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cedarville. A visitation will be held in the funeral home on Thursday evening between 6:00 and 8:00 O'clock.