Benjamin J. Crescini, Sr. served with the 3rd platoon in Viet Nam during 1970 - 71. During his 26 years in the Army, Benjamin Crescini earned the Viet Nam Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, presented 7 times, Republic of Viet Nam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, second award, Bronze Star Medal, Expert marksmanship badge for the M-16 rifle.
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Ben and I met in 1974 and were married in 1975. We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary on 13 Dec 2000 and he passed away with cancer on 14 Jan 2001. He was a most patriotic American, a great father and wonderful husband. He is well missed. His hobbies were bowling, dancing and participating in the Senior Olympics games where he was awarded many, many medals and ribbons. He had many friends and was dearly loved.
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