Benjamin Tenny

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Benjamin (Sonny) F Tenny, 91 of Toms River originally from Staten Island, NY. And Forked River, NJ passed away Friday, June 28, 2024 with loving family by his side. He was extremely proud of his long career as a heavy equipment operator and foreman in the construction industry with L & T Construction of Staten Island and with Lomma Construction until his retirement. He was a diligent, hard worker who was well respected by his co-workers, and he did all he could to provide for his large family. He was a devoted husband, father, son, brother, uncle, grandpa and great grandpa, and friend who was always cheerful, whistling and singing throughout his life. He is predeceased by his loving wife Joan Tenny, parents, Benjamin and Helen Tenny, and his Stepfather James Santry, beloved son Thomas Tenny, his brother Edward Santry. Ben is survived by his children, Kathleen Borys, Michael Tenny and his wife Candi, Georgia Quackenbush, Kelly O’Connor and her husband, Tom, Nancy Nacion, Cindy Mowery and her husband, Dan, as well as his brother. James (Mickey) Santry and his wife Joan and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves to cherish his memory 30 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren who adored their grandpa and their Pop Pop, as well as a legacy of family, love and a life well lived. Memorial service arrangements are private. Messages of condolences can be left on the website of Ocean County Cremation Service in Toms River. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Children’s International in his memory as he sponsored many children throughout the years. Website
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