Andrew J. Bene passed away peaceably on February 6, 2013.
Andy was born to Andrew and Elizabeth Dobrocki Bene, originally from Humenne, Hungary; in Akron on October 29, 1925. His entire life was spent as an Akron resident, serving his country during World War II
and the Korean War
. Decorations received were the Korean Service Medal with two bronze service stars. Andy also served his fellow veterans at the Brecksville VA Hospital for 32 years in its Laundry Department.
Preceded in death by his parents; beloved sister, Anna Bene; first wife, Leenn Boice Bene, and second wife, Betty J. Bene; he is survived by son, Curtis J. Bene of Akron; daughter, Elizabeth and son-in-law Alton Jacobs; two grandsons, Leon and Michael Jacobs; and two great-granddaughters, Taylor and Kylee Jacobs, all of Temple, Texas.
The family will receive friends and family during viewing at Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 39 South Miller Rd., Fairlawn, Ohio 44333, from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and where funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday. Entombment at Greenlawn Cemetery where Firestone VFW
Post 3383 will conduct military services. FAIRLAWN, 330-836-3100