October 14, 1919 ~ November 18, 2011
Rochester: passed, Friday, November 18, 2011 at age 92. Ben was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He was a proud soldier of the Battle of the Bulge during WWII. Predeceased by his brother, Raymond; sisters, Jeanette & Margaret. Ben is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 62 years, Mary Jollie; his children, Pamela (Charles) Napieralski, Benjamin (Michelle) Jollie, Arthur (Cookie) Jollie, Mary Ellen (Thomas) Van Velson; grandchildren, Michael (Julie) Napieralski, Yolanda (Patrick) Gallagher, Jeffrey (Heather) Napieralski, Fawn (William) Doran, Benjamin Paul (Jena) Jollie; several great-grandchildren; several nephews; cousin, Dorothy Abel. Ben's family would like to thank Saharha, Jennifer, Kathy and the staff at the Jewish Home of Rochester for their loving care and friendship. No prior calling. His Memorial Mass will be celebrated Tuesday 9:30 AM at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment, Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Jewish Home, 2021 Winton Road South, Rochester, NY 14618 or to the Alzheimer's Association www.alz.org. in his memory. For more information or to sign Ben's guestbook please visit www.MeesonFamily.com.