John E. Benzco

Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | January 31, 2016

John E. Benczo, age 80, of Clairton, formerly of Monongahela, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in UPMC McKeesport.  Born July 1, 1935 in Irwin, he was a son of the late John and Margaret (Hruby) Benczo. 

 An employee of the former Flexicore in Monongahela and also Arnold Benack and member of Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church in Clairton, John was a former police chief for Carroll Township and also a fireman there.  He is survived by his wife of more than thirty years, Bette J. Zaken, his son, John J. (Bonnie) Benczo of Atlanta, GA, his daughter , Jodi Bukera of Elizabeth Twp., his grandson, Jesse Bukera of Elizabeth Twp., his sisters, Susan (Robert) Lenhart of Clairidge and Janet Jones, also nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. Friends will be received in Ascension of Our Lord Byzantine Catholic Church on Monday, February 1, 2016 from 10 am until an 11 am Funeral Liturgy. Burial will be in Ascension Cemetery, Clairton.  Arrangements by the A.J. Bekavac Funeral Home, 555 5th. St., Clairton, PA 15025 (412-233-5700).  

Originally published January 31, 2016.

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