Bennie Earnest Brienza, age 51, of Alliance passed away at his home on February 21, 2021.
He was born on August 23, 1969 in Alliance to Bennie Brienza Sr. and Lorraine (Scaia) Brienza.
Bennie graduated from Marlington High School in 1988. He was the owner of B&K Emporium in Alliance since 2013. Bennie enjoyed watching Nascar and attended many races. He also loved fishing, camping, riding four-wheelers, cooking and gardening. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Those left to cherish his memory are his parents; his wife, Kathy (Schreckengost) Brienza, whom he married on June 21, 2003; his sons, Adam (Heather) Rice and David (Heather) Bodo; his daughter, Leanne (Damion) Prologo; seven grandchildren, Mason, Brooklyn, Reece, Camryn, Zander, Frankie and Nolan; his sister Renee (Patrick Heighton) Brienza; one niece, Sophia Cervellino; one nephew, Conner Heighton; and one aunt, Christine Stillwagon.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Tonya and Melissa Brienza; maternal grandparents, Dan and Doris Scaia; his paternal grandparents, Carmen and Thelma Brienza; mother-in-law, Virigina Ottle; and his aunt Darlene Havlin.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family to help with medical expenses or to Christ United Methodist Church, 470 E Broadway St, Alliance, OH 44601.
Arrangements are entrusted to Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 South Union Ave Alliance, Ohio 44601.