Benny M. Perez, 66, of Lancaster, and formerly of New York City, beloved husband, father, grandfather, died at his home on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Born in Brooklyn he was the son of the late Buenaventura and Sonia Zweifach Perez. Benny was the loving husband of Leonor Pen Perez and they celebrated 41 wonderful years together. For many years Benny worked as a first responder, as an Emergency Medical Technician in New York City, Los Angeles, and Virginia; he continued his working career as a licensed CDL Truck Driver. Most recently he was the owner and operator of All American Amish Van & Transport Services, Lancaster. Benny attended St. James Catholic Church, Lititz, and St. John Neumann Catholic Church, Lancaster. His love of horses led Benny to visit the New Holland Sales Stables almost every Monday throughout the year. He enjoyed spending time talking on his CB Radio and was known for his two names (Handles): “Brooklyn Cowboy” and “Renegade Warrior”. Benny had a keen interest in Native American Folklore, and enjoyed listening to country music with favorite recording artists: Dolly Parton, Charlie Pride, and Loretta Lynn.
Surviving in addition to his wife Leonor, are four sons: Jason Perez, Charles Perez both of Brooklyn, NY, Robert husband of Stephanie Perez of Gulf Port, MS, Richard Perez of Staten Island, NY, and two daughters: Ruthie wife of Andrea Perez of Williams Township, and Rose Perez of Long Island, NY, eight grandchildren: Simone, Vanessa, Sophia, Isabel, Makayla, Giana, Aurora, Vincent, two brothers: Michael, David, and five sisters: Shelene, Lisa, Samira, Cynthia and Franny.
A viewing for Benny will be held at the Buch Funeral Home, 216 South Broad Street, Lititz, on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM with additional viewing continuing on Friday evening from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Interment will be private.