Charles A Benedix

Charles A Benedix, Jr, 61, of Elizaville, NY and Fort Lauderdale, Fl, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at his home in Elizaville, NY.


Born on April 26, 1958, in Bronx, NY, he was the son of the late Charles A and Mary (Scholl) Benedix, Sr.


Throughout his career, Charlie worked as a plumber with Union Local #299 based in White Plains, NY.


Well known by his friends and family as a skilled and ingenious contractor, Charlie had the skill and vision in renovating his homes.


Charlie has a love of water- either Twin Lakes in Elizaville, the Hudson River, or the Atlantic Ocean. He enjoyed boating and spending time with friends and family.


Charlie is survived by his loving and longtime companion and partner, Ken Wegniak of Fort Lauderdale, FL; a sister, Susan Chan of Elizaville, NY; along with nieces, nephews, countless friends, and colleagues.


In addition to his parents, a sister, Mary Benedix, and his stepfather, Ed Brady, predecease him.


Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Monday, September 16, 2019 from 1 – 2:00 PM. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm. Father Richard McKeon will officiate.

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF TIME OF THE SERVICE TO 2 PM (from the originally scheduled 2:30 pm)

Memorial donations may be made in Charles's memory to the Rosary Hill Home, Hawthorne NY in honor of Charles Benedix and Mary Brady


Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.


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