Lucy Beneski, 97, formerly of Kingston, passed away Monday, May 6, 2013, at Mercy Center, Dallas.
She was born in Norwich, Conn., daughter of the late Benjamin and Helena Jakubowska Grymko. She was a graduate of Kingston High School. She was a member of the former St. Hedwig's Church in Kingston, its Rosary Society and was one of the church's pierogi makers.
Lucy was very active, living at home until she was 92. She loved to crochet and work in her garden and yard.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph J. Beneski; two brothers; three sisters.
She is survived by her sons, Joseph Beneski and his wife, Patricia, Lakeville, Mass., Theodore Beneski and his wife, Barbara, Sumter, S.C., and Daniel Beneski and his wife, Barbara Machinas-Beneski, Glen Mills; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Anne Segda, Kingston, Marguerite Weiss, Ashburn, Va., and Stella Drozda, Edwardsville; nieces and nephews.
Funeral will be Saturday at 9 a.m. from the Kopicki Funeral Home, 263 Zerbey Ave., Kingston, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Ignatius Church. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Dallas. Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., Dallas, PA 18612.
Published in Times Leader on May 9, 2013
A J Kopicki Funeral Home
263 Zerbey Ave Kingston, PA 18704