Food Culinary 08

Christopher DiBenedetto

March 11, 1968 ~ August 24, 2022 (age 54)


Christopher DiBenedetto, age 54, of Oregon, Ohio, died peacefully in the arms of his wife August 24, 2022 at Hospice of Northwest of Ohio Perrysburg Center after a year-long battle with Stage 4 Glioblastoma.  He was born on March 11, 1968 in Sacramento, California to Ralph and Ramona DiBenedetto. From a young age, Chris loved riding motorcycles for pleasure and at the race track! His pride and joy was his 97’ Ferrari yellow Ducati which gave him so many years of THE NEED FOR SPEED! Chris never missed a chance to get 18 holes in with his buddies and truly loved spending time with family and friends cooking, grilling, and enjoying a great bourbon.  Chris was married on May 24, 2014 to Julie Ann Marciniak, and have shared an extraordinary marriage of 8 years! Chris and Julie loved traveling and taking adventures to places like to Mexico, Florida and Italy!  His most recent career endeavor was as Divisions Key Accounts Manager for Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits (SGWS). Colleagues and Friends have gone on to say, “We loved Chris for his integrity, appreciation to detail, his kind heart and beautiful smile. We honor his strong work ethic and tenacity for always getting the job done! He was fierce, and strong, and loyal; taken much too soon.” 

Chris is survived by his loving wife, Julie DiBenedetto; parents, Ralph and Ramona DiBenedetto; brother, Ralph DiBenedetto; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Connie and Tom Marciniak; brother-in-law, Jason Marciniak.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 11:00 am at Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, Toledo, Ohio.  Memorial Contributions can be made online to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. 


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Memorial Mass
October 8, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral
2561 Collingwood Blvd
Toledo, OH 43610
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Hospice of Northwest Ohio
30000 E. River Rd, Perrysburg OH 43551

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