DOYLESTOWN -- Thomas J. Benak, age 73, passed away on December 26, 2012.
He was born on July 11, 1939 in Akron to John and Verna (Batsche) Benak. A resident of Doylestown, Tom was retired from the C.J. Dannemiller Co., and was a veteran of the U.S. Army
. An active member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, he loved to work outside in his yard and garden. Tom was cherished and loved by his family and all who knew him.
Preceded in death by his parents, he is survived by his wife of 50 years, Margaret; daughters, Cindy Benak (Chris Berlin) of Doylestown, Chris (Scott) Barton of Edinburg, Ohio; sons, Ed (Tori) Benak, Nick Benak, both of Doylestown; grandkids, Allison (Christian) Forsythe, Ian Barton, Noah Benak, Russell (Danielle) Duffley; great-grandchildren, Peyton and Bryce; brother, Jeff (Mary) Benak of Florida; sisters, Jo (Rich) Stoll of Marshallville, Carol Cunningham of Cambridge, Ohio.
Mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, December 31, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 161 W. Clinton St., Doylestown, 44230, with Fr. Robert Stein, celebrant. Interment at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Wadsworth. Friends and family may call on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, 44230. Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com
(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-658-2211)