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Ethel (Benak) Demeter
MIDDLEFIELD: Ethel (Benak) Demeter, age 96, died April 10th at Briar Hill Heath Care Residence in Middlefield, OH.
She was born on January 29, 1918 in Clairton, PA and spent her youth in Green, OH on the family farm developing a fondness for homemaking, gardening, animals, automobiles, bowling, playing cards, board games, dancing and eating out.
She married John Demeter on September 19, 1936 eventually moving to Orwell where she resided until 2009. She retired from Sanborn Wire Products after 26 years. She previously worked in the agriculture and food service.
Preceded in death by her parents Paul and Rosi (Fila) Benak; husband John (1987); son James; sister Anna Benak Warren; brothers Paul and Frank Benak; and numerous family and friends.
Survived by four generations of nieces and Nephews.
Throughout her life, Ethel maintained a "Feisty" determination living in the present moment.
A private funeral service was held at the Greenlawn Cemetery, Green, OH. A special thank you to Rev. John Burkley and St. Lucy's Catholic Church Family: Drs. Lebedeva and Evans: and the caring staff at Briar Hill and Paine Funeral Home.
Remembrances in Lieu of flowers may be sent to St. Lucy's Catholic Church, 16280 Kinsman Rd., Middlefield, OH 44062.
Arrangements by Paine Funeral Home, Inc. 140 E. Main Street, Orwell, OH 44076 condolences at painefuneralhome.com
Paine Funeral Home - Orwell
140 E Main Street
Orwell, OH 44076
Published in the News Herald on Apr. 15, 2014