Patricia “Pat” Ann (Glucs) Benson, age 77, of North Versailles, passed away Thursday, November 5, 2020. She was born December 13, 1942 in Homestead, the daughter of the late John and Susan Glucs. She was a longtime member of Mary Mother of God Parish (formerly St. Robert Bellarmine) in East McKeesport. She worked as a clerk in retail for Gee Bee’s in the Eastland Mall, Hills in North Versailles, Giant Eagle in North Versailles and FoodLand in McKeesport. She enjoyed bowling and participated in a number of bowling leagues in the area. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son Jeffrey Benson.
She is survived by her close friends and caregivers Joanne and Harry Welch; god-daughter Kimberlee (William) Benda and their daughter Abby; special friends Sheila McGlaughlin and Mary Ann Hockenberry; Niece Dawn Marie Fox and many other nieces, nephews, and cousins. Friends and Family will be received from 1 pm till time of blessing service at 2 p.m. Sunday November 15th at the Forgie-Snyder Funeral Home, 1032 Broadway, East McKeesport, 412-823-8083. Inurnment will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday, November 16th at Pen Lincoln Memorial Park in North Huntingdon Township. Memorial contributions can be made to either the White Oak Animal Safe Haven at www.whiteoakanimalsafehaven.com or The McKeesport Agape Center, 106 Carmella Drive, White Oak, PA 15131. For online condolences please visit www.snyderfuneralservices.com.
Originally published November 11, 2020.