Eduardo Benitez SerranoMarch 11, 2015
Eduardo Benitez Serrano affectionally none as “Papo”, of Coral Springs, Florida, passed away, at the age of 66 on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Northwest Medical Center.
A celebration of life service will be held at Eden Funeral Services located at 2450 West Sample Road, Pompano Beach, FL 33073 from 2-4pm on Saturday, March 14th.
Eduardo was born June 12, 1948 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico. He retired from the City of Bridgeport, CT in 2004 after 30 years of services. He also served as Co-Pastor within the Evangelica church under the Assembly of God Church and The Baptist Convention.
It was the simple things around him in life that he never took for granted. Above all, Eduardo was absolutely devoted to his wife and children. He was a husband and father who always supported, respected and loved his family unconditionally. A loving grandfather whose greatest joy was his grandchildren; He was a man of strong faith, believing in the power and strength of Jesus Christ’s love and the beauty and peace that would await him after his passing.
Eduardo is survived by his wife Iris Margarita Benitez of Coral Springs; two sons , Eduardo “Eddie “ Benitez and his wife Maritza of Parkland , FL,; daughter Maritza Benitez of New Castle , DE and Armando Benitez of Coral Springs, FL. Eight grandchildren: Timothy Benitez, Nicholas Benitez, Edwin Benitez, Carlos Benitez, Luis Benitez, Jocelyn Benitez, Erika Herrera and Alicia Marie Huey. Also a host of nieces, nephews, and other loved ones. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eduardo and Carmen Benitez of Aibonito Puertorico and survived by 4 loving sisters.