The Life of Joseph J Benek
Joseph J. Benek, age 93, of Chester Twp., passed away Aug. 28, 2015, at his home. He was born Feb. 2, 1922, in Cleveland. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth; loving father of Allan and Mary (Rob Helgeson); father-in-law of Lynn, Becky and Alison; devoted grandfather of Lisa (Michael) Brookbank and Collin, Brittany and A.J.; and dear great-grandfather of Jacob and Joshua Brookbank. Joseph was preceded in death by his sons, Joseph P. (Sheree), D. Paul, Gary and Robert; and half-sister, Mary (Ed) Skrocky. Friends may call on Wednesday, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Gattozzi and Son Funeral Home, 12524 Chillicothe Rd., Chester Twp. Entombment at Western Reserve Memorial Gds., Chester Twp. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at St. Anselm Church, 12969 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026.