Benjamin Pettograsso

Obituary of Benjamin F. Pettograsso

RENSSELAER - Benjamin F. Pettograsso, 69, of Rensselaer, passed away suddenly Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at At Home in Rensselaer.  Benjamin was born May 9, 1951, in Albany, New York, the son of the late Daniel and the late Marie Antoinette (Ciampi) Pettograsso Sr..

Ben was a Pipe Fitter Insulator for Local 40, Albany. for over 40 years before retiring.   Ben was an avid Golfer and bowler with multiple perfect games.  Ben loved the casinos and Race tracks attending every day that Saratoga track was open during his retirement.

Survivors include his sons Anthony Pettograsso and Jesse Pettograsso, his siblings Rosemarie Late Robert Pelletier) Pelletier, Daniel (Gail) Pettograsso Jr., Christopher (Christine) Pettograsso 

Ben was also the proud grandfather of Dillon, Carter, Gideon Pettograsso.
Friends and family are invited to his calling hours from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Monday evening at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc., 165 Columbia Tpk in Rensselaer. Covid protocols will be followed and masks must be worn. Memorials may be made in Benjamins name to Bruen Rescue squad Luther Rd East Greenbush, NY12061. For those who wish to participate virtually may do so via zoom:



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Calling Hours

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, February 1, 2021
Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc.
165 Columbia Tpk
Rensselaer, New York, United States
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