Robert J. Bento
December 24, 1940 – April 1, 2018
Robert J. Bento, Sr., age 77, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI. He was the husband of Sandra A. (Fratus) Bento to whom he was married 54 years.
Born in Fall River, MA, a son of the late Joseph and the late Alice (Silvia) he was a longtime resident of Warren.
The owner and operator of R. J. Bento Construction for many years, he was also the Head of Maintenance for the Warren School Department, a R.I.P.T.A. Bus Driver and a shuttle bus driver for Roger Williams University. A Chairman of the Warren Zoning Board he was a member of the town Democratic Party, Finance Officer for the American Legion Post #104 in Warren and on the Warren Veterans Honor Roll Committee.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, Robert J. Bento, Jr and John C. Bento both of Warren, Bradley R. Bento and his former wife Michele of Warwick and Michael J. Bento and his wife Loriann of Bristol; sister, Judith Fardig and her husband David McCarthy; brother, James Bento and his wife Heather; and five grandsons, John B., Brandon B., Nathaniel R., Jacob L. and Zachary M. Bento. He was the brother of the late Joseph and William Bento and Paulette Daubresse.
His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM from the Wilbur-Romano Funeral Home, 615 Main Street, Warren with a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in St. Mary of the Bay Parish, 645 Main Street, Warren. Visiting hours are Wednesday, 4:00 – 7:00 PM. Burial will be in Warren South Burial Ground. For tributes and directions, www.wilbur-romano.com
- Visitation Wednesday, April 4, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, April 5, 2018
- Funeral Mass Thursday, April 5, 2018
- Burial Thursday, April 5, 2018
Robert J. Bento
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May 1, 2018
On behalf of Robert Bento's Family, we want to say thank you for your kind words and sharing your memories about our father.
~Robert Jr. (BJ), John, Brad, and Mike
April 10, 2018
Bobby built My x wife and my house back in 1985, He treated us like family I will never forget him, My x wife still lives in the house, My farther also was his Insurance man, and spoke highly of Bobby and always said Mrs Bento was a great cook. Me and my X Wife would like to extend condolences to the family and again, Bobby was great guy who treated us like family.
April 3, 2018
My condolences to the Bento family. I just spoke with Bob not too long ago in CVS; it was always nice to see him and stop to talk and catch up. I was sad to hear of his passing. He will be missed.
Thoughts and prayers,