Brookfield – Mr. David H. Beneway, age 81, of Brookfield, passed away peacefully on Wednesday November 17, 2021. He was the beloved husband of Dorothy Ann (Gray) Beneway.
David Beneway was born November 14, 1940 in New Rochelle, NY son of the late Charles and Lillian (Watt) Beneway. He retired after working for many years as a plumber and was a lifelong member of UA Local 21 Plumbers & Steamfitters. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army after graduating high school.
David had a passion for boating and fishing, spending many happy years with his wife, family, and friends traveling the waters of the Long Island Sound on their boat, Dotti-Bee III. He treasured the time spent laughing on the dock in the company of his friends and loved taking weekend trips to Montauk and going deep sea fishing. Dave will always be remembered for his sense of humor and laugh, along with his big warm smile, his strong work ethic and the ability to make or fix pretty much anything! He will be dearly missed.
In addition to his beloved wife of 59 years, Dorothy, Mr. Beneway is survived by his children: Debra Jones of Brookfield, Ginny Fielding and her husband Tom of Sherman, Patty Incorvaia of New Milford and David H. Beneway, Jr. and his wife Trish of Danbury, his grandchildren: David Jones and his wife Shayla, Brittany Jones, Angelique Jones, Shayna Fielding, Kyle Fielding, Dakota Incorvaia, Ciara Lubus, Brooke Beneway and Cody Beneway, his great grandchildren: Harmony Watson, Ja’Kobe Watson, Savannah Jones and Scarlett Jones, his brother Charles Beneway and his wife Barbara of Florida and several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday November 21, 2021 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Brookfield Funeral Home 786 Federal Road Brookfield. A memorial service and presentation of full Army Funeral Honors will be held at 5 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Julia’s Wings Foundation P.O. Box 581 Sherman, CT 06784 www.juliaswings.org or a charity of the donor’s choice.