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Col Nicholas Anthony Beninate
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Birth: May 11, 1919
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 2012
Brevard County
Florida, USA

Nicholas Anthony Beninate of Merritt Island, FL. He served in the 36th Division Texas National Guard, the U.S. Navy Reserves and was a 30 year U.S. Army veteran of WWII, Korea and Vietnam receiving the following, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star with one oak leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal and the Korean Presidential Unit Citation. He graduated from the University of Georgia obtaining his undergraduate BS degree, an MBA from University of North Carolina and a Doctor of Education Degree from Nova University. He was an administrator at Brevard Community College and had a consulting business. Nicholas was a life member of the Retired Officers Association and DAV Chapter #123 of Merritt Island. Surviving are his wife of 69 years, Jimmie W Beninate (married January 15, 1942); children, Victor H (Wendi M) of Fort Lauderdale, FL; Jerry D (Lili S) of Ivy, VA and B Jane Brady of Weston, WV; grandchildren, Nicholas A, II, Christopher W Brady, Matthew Beninate, Victoria Kielar, Elizabeth J Brady and Renee Beninate. He was pre-deceased by his parents, Anthony and Josephine B Beninate and son-in-law, John Maxwell Brady. A memorial service will be held January 21, 2012 at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center on Merritt Island. Published in FLORIDA TODAY on January 18, 2012 
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  Jimmie W Beninate (1921 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Interred July 25, 2012
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 36A Site 654
Created by: palsg
Record added: Jan 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83635008
Col Nicholas Anthony Beninate
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Rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Nov. 19, 2013

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