On Thursday, November 21, 2019, Ermelinda "Emily" Benvin, loving mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully at the age of 92.
Ermelinda was born in Manhattan on July 26, 1927 and was the daughter of Michelina Bonocuore and Paolo Corrieri. After attending Julia Richman High School she worked as an executive secretary. She married the love of her life, Joseph Benvin. in 1952. They raised two loving daughters, Carol and Linda in Douglaston, New York and enjoyed summering in Hampton Bays, Long Island.
Ermelinda had a wonderful sense of humor. She and Joseph lived life to the fullest. Together, they enjoyed boating, water skiing, fishing, cooking, baking, sewing and spending time with friends and family.
Ermelinda is survived by her daughters, Linda Sneaker and Carol DiAndrea, son-in-law John DiAndrea and her six grandchildren, Garrett Snedeker, Eric DiAndrea, Rachael DiAndrea, Tatiana Snedeker, Katelyn DiAndrea and Brian DiAndrea.