June 17, 1919 - Nov. 22, 2012
Anna Benkulik, 93, of Ellenton, FL., passed away Nov. 22, 2012. Anna was born on June 17, 1919 in Smithdale, PA ,and moved to Ellenton in 1998. And was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Palmetto.
Survived by her daughter-in-law, Martha Rieger Parisian and her grandchildren; Steve (Laurie) Parisian, Elizabeth Rieger (John) Owen, Joan Rieger widow of Raymond Rieger, and Stella (Todd) Piersall., five great-grandchildren; Joshua and Marisa Schreiber, Julianna Parisian, Sarah and Georgia Piersall, and many nieces and nephews. She has many friends and relatives who will miss her generous, loving and faith-filled spirit.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Shannon Funeral Home Town Chapel, 1015 14th Street W., Bradenton with a Rosary service to be held at 7:30 PM. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 AM on Friday, November 30, 2012 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 501 26th Street W., Palmetto with committal to follow in the Memorial Garden.
In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to her parish, Holy Cross Catholic Church, Palmetto or the St. Joseph Catholic School in Bradenton. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com