BENNINGER, DONALD M. 55 - of Linwood, passed away on February 7, 2012. Born on March 25, 1956 in Camden he joined the Atlantic City Police Department in 1988 and earned a promotion to Sergeant in 2001, working mainly with the Traffic Division. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Lisa Benninger; his children Michael and Jocilyn Benninger; his mother, Elizabeth Benninger of Maple Shade, NJ; his brother Jeffrey (Trudy) Benninger of Mesa, AZ; and his sisters Deborah (Paul) Valenti and Beth (Richard) Uschmann of Mt. Laurel, NJ. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald L. Benninger. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00pm on Monday, February 13th at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Wabash and Poplar Avenues, Linwood where friends and family may call from 9:30am until time of Mass. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mays Landing. Arrangements by the George H. Wimberg Funeral Home.