Charles Lewis Bentivegna

February 10, 1940 - November 7, 2020

Charles Lewis Bentivegna, 80, a resident of Cape Coral, FL, formerly of Beacon, NY, passed away Saturday, November 7, 2020 in Cape Coral. He was born February 10, 1940 in Astoria Queens, NY to Charles and Freda Bentivegna, now deceased.

Charles attended Grace Church in Cape Coral. He was employed by the City of Beacon for 30 years. After retirement Charlie worked at Stewart International Airport. Charlie was a volunteer fireman and life member at Tompkins Hose Company. He enjoyed boating on the Hudson river and was a member of the Beacon Boat club. In 2002 he moved to Cape Coral Florida. Charlie enjoyed the outdoors and spending time at Fort Myers Beach. He was also very fond of Corvette cars and had many throughout his lifetime. Charlie was a loving father and grandfather that enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was very fortunate to enjoy a long and happy retirement.
He is survived by three loving children, Roderick Perpetua of Beacon, NY, Tara LeStourgeon (Lance) of Portland, TX, and Matt Bentivegna (Danielle) of Lehigh Acres, FL; brother, Jimmy Bentivegna (Candy) of Myrtle Beach, SC Nephew Anthony Bentivegna of Garland, TX, Niece Heather Bentivegna of Evansville, IN ; 13 grandchildren; as well as two great grandchildren.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Charles Louis Bentivegna can be made to Lewis Tomkins Hose Volunteer Fire House in Beacon, NY.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Vicki Nov 16, 2020 at 10:19 am

    Charlie was a wonderful person. Have memories of all of us being together. Fun we had.
    Sorry for your loss.
    Thinking of you all
    God Bless you during this time and keep you all strong.
    Love and Miss you all

  2. Patti Galaburda Nov 16, 2020 at 10:24 am

    RIP Charlie. We smiled. Laughted. Shared stories. You were an awesome guy. I’m so glad you retired early and ran away to Florida to find years of family time, smiles and friends. 💚

  3. Benny galarza Nov 16, 2020 at 10:39 am

    Rest In Peace buddy

  4. Luis Galarza Nov 16, 2020 at 11:20 am

    One of the nicest person to meet . He will be truly missed RIP My brother

  5. James LaColla Nov 16, 2020 at 11:31 am

    Charlie was truly one of the good guys. Always a pleasure to be around. Remember him fondly from the boat club days! So glad he got to enjoy retirement. RIP Charlie.

  6. charlotte haug Nov 16, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    Charlie, such a wonderful guy, and great friend, always with a smile , everywhere he went, always with a laugh, we will never forget. So sorry. for the family.

  7. John Pomarico Nov 16, 2020 at 3:10 pm

    He is someone I will never forget We worked for the Highway Dept & belonged to LTH together
    He was my chauffeur when I got married 23 yrs ago RIP B-Man

  8. Kathy curtin Nov 16, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    Charlie always had a smile on his face . You would walk by the bank and wave to me or come in . Then you moved to Florida but always kept in touch . May you Rest In Peace god bless 🙏❤️

  9. Kathy and Pete Lawrence Nov 16, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    A good friend and many happy memories from the fire house and numerous parades. Kept in touch after his move to Fla. Will miss him.

  10. Nancy Ritter Nov 16, 2020 at 10:36 pm

    God bless your family during this sad. Remember God had his angels wrapped their wings around him when he was.taken home.

  11. Rosalie Malouf Nicholls Nov 16, 2020 at 10:52 pm

    Sad to learn of Charlie’s passing. I have known Charlie most of my life. He was a gentle and caring person.

  12. CHIP Nov 16, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    Charlie was a wonderful person. RIP Charlie.

  13. Giovanna Schiller Nov 17, 2020 at 7:27 am

    So sad to here of him being gone, He was a great person, have lots of memories, RIP. rest now with the angles.
    The Schiller (Don and Joann)

  14. Janet Boice Nov 17, 2020 at 8:41 am

    Charlie was a great person. I knew him for many years. So sorry for your loss.

  15. Kathleen Cooke-Mills Nov 21, 2020 at 8:47 am

    Charlie was a great neighbor. He watched our house when we went on vacations, took care of the mail, reported anything out of the norm. He ALWAYS had a smile, loved his vets, talked about his family. Keep watching over the yellow house,, and rest in peace

  16. Laurie Malin Nov 21, 2020 at 9:09 am

    Sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  17. Pete Hackbart Nov 26, 2020 at 2:34 am

    To the Bentivegna Family,
    I am Very sorry for your loss and my sincere condolences.
    CB was a great man and friend. CB is probably driving his Cadillac thru the clouds on his way to Lake George for a fireman’s.parade.

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