Benito Maffei


Benito Maffei, 80, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.  Born and raised in Avellino, Italy, he immigrated to the U.S. in 1960 and resided in Paterson before moving to Fair Lawn 30 years ago.  He was a member of the Roma Club of Woodland Park formerly of Paterson.  Benito enjoyed reading the newspaper, crossword puzzles, walking and sports.

Beloved husband of Antonietta (Cutillo) Maffei.  Loving and devoted father of Ettore Maffei and wife Lina, Vito Maffei and wife Elizabeth, Benito Maffei and wife Kelly, Antonio Maffei and wife Sara and Daniela Glavotsky and husband Robert.  Dear brother of Antonio and Aniello Maffei, Domenica Maffei, Ersilia Maffei and the late Carmela Maffei.  Cherished grandfather of ten.  He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 2-4 & 7-9 pm at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ.  A Funeral Mass is planned for Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:30 AM at St. Anthony R.C. Church, 276 Diamond Bridge Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ.  Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa.

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