Magnolia - Ben Antonik, 36, passed away suddenly on Sept. 1, 2021.
He was born on April 12, 1985, in Milford, Delaware, to Christopher and Sheri Antonik.
Ben was an active member of the Boy Scout Troop #186 in his younger years, obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout.
He graduated from Milford High School in 2003 and earned a certificate from Delaware Tech’s Commercial Transportation program.
He enjoyed traveling across the country as a truck driver before settling down with his family. At the time of his passing, he worked as a porter for I.G. Burton in its Truck and Bus Center in Milford.
Ben loved woodworking, cooking, and gaming. Above all else, he enjoyed spending time and laughing with his family and three children.
He often brought life to the most mundane tasks with creativity, love, and humor.
Ben is survived by his wife of 12 years, Jennifer Antonik and their children Dmitri, Delaney, and Daphne Antonik; his father Christopher Antonik and Carol (Susie); mother Sheri Antonik; halfbrother Nicholas Antonik; stepsisters Emily Marconi, Annie Marconi, and Carly Murphy (Patrick); a niece and two nephews.
The family will hold a private celebration of life.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the family at https://gofund.me/39aedae7. Additional donations may be made in his
name to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.