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CUMBERLAND - Benjamin Deregla, 35, passed away Wednesday at the Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket.
Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Benjamin Deregla and Eileen(McDermott) Haney of Cumberland. He was a life-long resident of Cumberland.
Ben was a Cumberland High School Class of 1994 Graduate.
Besides his mother, he leaves his companion, Shannon Cox of Cumberland; his beloved daugher Cali Ann Deregla; three brothers, Gary Morin of Cumberland, David Dreibholz and his wife Lynn, of Stafford Springs, CT, and Donald Morin of Central Falls, two nephews Jonah Dreibholz of Connecticut and Aaron Corbett of New Hampshire. He also leaves his extended family, Thomas and Anne (Quinn) Cox of Cumberland, Gregory Cox of Narragansett, and Harriet Quinn of Pawtucket.
A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday at 10 am from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am in St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours wil be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a scholarship to be created for Ben's daughter Cali. Donation envelopes will be available at the funeral home.