Benedetto Provenzano, of Hackensack, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Hackensack University Medical Center, at the age of 75 years. He was born in Pozzallo, Sicily and came to this country in 1963. Prior to retiring, Benedetto owned Carmelo's Pizzeria of Ridgefield. Previously he owned Riviera Pizzeria of Hackensack. He was a former member of the Italian Merchant Marines, the Hackensack Chapter of Unico and the Hackensack Italian Soccer Club. He was a parishioner of St. Francis R. C. Church of Hackensack. Beloved husband for 54 years of Maria (nee Luppino). Devoted father of Angelina Provenzano-Stuart and her husband Douglas of Maywood, Carmelo Provenzano and his wife Christina of Hackensack, and Benedetto Provenzano and his wife Stacey of Hawthorne. Cherished grandfather of Tianna, Jack, Bianca, Joseph, Amanda, Benedetto, and Charles. Dearest brother of Angelo Provenzano and his wife Dawn of Manchester Township, Guilermo Provenzano and his wife Rita of Pozzallo, Sicily, Rosetta Sortino and her husband Giovanni of South Hackensack, Antonina Gucciardi and her husband Isadoro of South Hackensack, Maria Corralo and her husband Rinaldo and Rita Iadichino and her husband Salvatore both of Rozzallo, Sicily. Loving uncle of many nieces and nephews. The funeral on Friday, May 10th, at 8:45 AM from the funeral home. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM at St. Francis R C. Church, 50 Lodi Street, Hackensack, with entombment following at St. Joseph's Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 – 8 PM. The family prefers that you honor his memory with a memorial donation to the National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org or 30 East 33 Street, New York, NY 10016 or the American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville-Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852.