Former Sheriff Joseph Benenati rememb...

Former Sheriff Joseph Benenati remembered

There are 3 comments on the The Evening Sun story from Jul 28, 2011, titled Former Sheriff Joseph Benenati remembered. In it, The Evening Sun reports that:

Editor's Note: Longtime Chenango County Sheriff Joseph Benenati Jr. passed away this morning at the age of 97.

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Sherriff Joe

Corning, NY

#1 Jul 29, 2011
Joe Benenati was a true man through and through. He could be tough when needed but otherwise was a gentle giant. I admired his fairness and believing everyone deserved a second chance, I know I did, thanks Sheriff! A few more Joe Benenati's in this county and things would be much better. He was and I hope I am, proof hard work and playing by the rules is the way to live. Rest well Joe.
Donnela Green-Johnson

Conway, SC

#2 Aug 3, 2011
My Uncle Joe will be greatly missed. I grew up calling him "Uncle Joe Big Hands" (he was my grandfather's brother). He was a Rotarian and humanitarian and defintely a role model for anyone who ever met him. God Bless Uncle Joe Big Hands.

Corning, NY

#3 Aug 4, 2011
A good guy and an American hero passed away. RIP Joe.

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