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88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
Fax: (203) 686-1676
Benny Trella

Benny P. Trella

Monday, January 17th, 1927 - Thursday, August 13th, 2020
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Benny P. Trella, 93, beloved husband of 67 years to Marjorie (Page) Trella, died on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Midstate Medical Center.
Born in Meriden on January 17, 1927, he was the son of the late Peter and Nellie (Yara) Trella. He was a Veteran of WWII having served with the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Trella was the owner of Ben-Mar Oil Company in Meriden and the owner of the Fore N’Aft Motel in Cape Cod. He was a Past Grand Knight and a member of the 4th degree Knights of Columbus, a Past President of the Meriden Lions Club and a member of the V.F.W. Post 585. He was a parishioner of St. Stanislaus Church.
Besides his beloved wife, he is survived by his son, Steven Trella and his wife Arlene, daughters, Deborah Frederick and her husband James and Nancy Lewandowski and her husband Mark. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Michael and Gregory Landry, Jeffrey and Kevin Trella, a great grandson, Tyler Landry, a sister, Emily Bryda and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by seven brothers and two sisters.
Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Funeral service and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to The Meriden Lions Club, P.O. Box 2629, Meriden, CT 06450. The family wishes to thank Suzette Saunders for her loving and compassionate care of our father over the past year. For online condolences, please visit
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    Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 | 8:30am - 10:30am
    Tuesday, August 18th, 2020 8:30am - 10:30am
    John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home
    88 East Main Street
    MERIDEN, CT 06450
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Mark & Rosemary Fritz

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Steve, & family, we are so sorry to hear about the death of your dad. May you always have good memories of his life. Take care,
Mark & Rosemary Fritz,
Ridley Park, PA

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