BENES DAVID C.
Of North Braddock, age 102, on May 1, 2013. Beloved husband for 76 years of the late Corinne M. (Vercelli) Benes who died on February 8, 2013; loving father of Barbara (Cornell) Owesny, Carol (Ed) Novosel and the late David J. Benes; dear grandfather of Julie (John) Misasi, James (Carrie Liz) Benes, Cornell Owesny, Lynne (Reid) Segar, Edward Novosel, Jr., Brian (Carrie Jane) Novosel, and Kevin Novosel; great-grandfather of Rachel and Benjamin Misasi, Anna and Sophia Segar, and Jason and Shannon Novosel. Preceded in death by his sisters, Sophie Tancreti, Bertha Popeck, and Irene Uhler. Dave was a retired Tool and Die Maker for Westinghouse, East Pittsburgh plant, for over 45 years. From 1928-1931, he was a member of the National Guard. Dave was a member of Holy Cross Parish, its Holy Name Society and was proud to be an Altar Server during his retirement. He also was a former Radio and Television repairman and belonged to the National Radio/TV Repair Association. Dave also loved to bowl, which he did until he was 100 years old. Friends welcome Sat. 6-8 p.m. and Sunday 2-7 p.m. at PATRICK T. LANIGAN FUNERAL HOME, 700 Linden Ave. at Cable, East Pittsburgh, 412-824-8800. Mass of Christian Burial in St. William Church of Holy Cross Parish on Monday at 10 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Cross Parish, 905 Main St., East Pittsburgh, PA 15112.
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