Bennie S. Vicini, 89, born in New York City, died June 21, 2012.

Vicini attended NYU for two years and then served the U.S. Army-Air Force during World War II. He worked for AJ Stein Motors and Empire Ford which later became Quality Ford as a car salesman, both in Mount Vernon, retiring in 1997.

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He leaves behind his wife, Josephine; children, Sandra and Anthony Gerace and Ben T. Vicini; grandchildren, JoAnn Campolo, Lori Otero and Toni Ann Gerace; his brother, Genesio; four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services were held June 25 at St. John the Baptist Church, Yonkers.