American Veteran 01

Jose Antonio Beniquez

December 7, 1947 ~ July 30, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Jose Antonio “Pito” Beniquez, 75, of South Amboy died on Sunday July 30, 2023 in Puerto Rico. Born in Puerto Rico he grew up in Jersey City before moving to South Amboy. A U.S. Army veteran he enjoyed building and riding motorcycles and road trips with his family. He was a mechanic, truck driver and rigger at Bethlehem Steel and had his own company, Quik Construction. He was an avid fan of the New York Mets and New Jersey Devils

Son of the late Gilberto and Carmen Perez Beniquez he is survived by his wife Rafaela Ayala Beniquez; his son Jose A. Beniquez, Jr.; his daughters Cynthia, Francesca and Alicia Beniquez; his siblings Serafin and Nilda Beniquez and Blanca Rivera Rosa; his grandchildren Juan, Sophia, Kaysha Marie, and Giovanni; his great-grandchild Cheniel Giovanni and his dog Chewie, his buddy.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 11, 2023 at 9:15am from The Gundrum Service “Home For Funerals” 237 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy followed by a 10am Mass of Christian Burial at Sacred Heart Church. Interment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Visitation will be on Thursday, August 10th from 4 to 8pm.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jose Antonio Beniquez, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Jose Antonio Beniquez?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Jose's memory.


August 10, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Gundrum Service
237 Bordentown Ave.
South Amboy, NJ 08879

Mass of Christian Burial
August 11, 2023

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
531 Washington Avenue
South Amboy, NJ 08879

August 11, 2023

Holy Cross Cemetery
340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031


© 2023 The Gundrum Service. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility