BAZETTA - Juanita R. Benedek, 78, died Wednesday morning, May 8, 2013, at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.
She was born Sept. 15, 1934, in Bazetta, the daughter of the late Edgar and Vera Mae Ruddy Rice.
Juanita was a 1952 graduate of Bazetta High School. She worked for 23 years in production at Packard Electric, retiring in 1989.
Juanita was an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, where she had served as a deacon and session member (elder) and was a member of the Women's Guild. She enjoyed playing cards with friends in their card club and loved spending time with her grandchildren and her family.
She is survived by one daughter, Suzette (Charles) Aldridge of Howland; one son, Joseph E. Benedek of Warren; six grandchildren, Jeffrey (Anastasia) Benedek, Joy (Tim) Gibson, Kristy (Jared) Broadwater, Ian (fiancee, Jaime Jonston) Aldridge, Alison and Michael Aldridge; and four great-grandchildren, Joseph and Tatiana Benedek, and Savannah and Christopher Gibson.
The funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel, in Warren, where the family will receive friends from 10 to 11:30 a.m. before the service Saturday. Pastor David Robert Black will officiate.
Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Cortland.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Covenant Presbyterian Church Women's Guild, 2050 Oakdale St. N.W., Warren, OH 44485. Online condolences may be made to the family and the obituary viewed at www.robertsclarkchapel.com.