Eugene Silvio Fortino

Augusta, GA – Eugene Silvio Fortino, 70, husband of Mary Benes Fortino, entered into rest on Tuesday, December 13, 2022, at Augusta University Medical Center.

Memorial services will be held in the chapel of Chance and Hydrick Funeral Directors on Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 2:00 o’clock with Reverend Nic Filzen officiating.

Mr. Fortino was the son of the late Raffalena Rocco Fortino and Silvio Caesar Fortino. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

Mr. Fortino served in the US Marines and later retired from Thomson Chrysler Dodge as a salesman.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, James Benes, Kerry Benes Blevins (Mike), Joanne Benes Scott (Joe), Gina Marie Fortino, Christina Fortino James (Brad), and Michael Silvio Fortino; his grandchildren, Erin, Jackson, and Juliet; his great-grandchildren, Ella and Melanie; his siblings, John Fortino (Mary), Mary Severin (Garry), Anthony Fortino (Jackie), and Theresa Grife (Steven), and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to ForcesUnited, 701 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901.

Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, GA, 30906.

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