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John T. Benedek Jr.

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John T. Benedek Jr. Obituary
John Timothy Benedek Jr., 41, of Elizabeth Township, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. He was born June 5, 1977, in Jeannette and was the son of John T. (Joy A.) Benedek Sr., of North Huntingdon, and the late Rosalie (Zaffuto) Benedek. John was co-owner of J&M Automotive Repair Service LLC in McKeesport. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, wonderful life partner, loving son, super amazing father, and great stepdad, pap pap and uncle. He was a great automotive restoration specialist, painter and mechanic. He enjoyed building RC cars for his son and family trips to the beach. John would help anyone, anytime, and was someone you could always count on. In addition to his father, he is survived by his life companion of 16 years, BobbiJo Lawson; sons, Jace Gerlando Benedek and Eric M. Lawson, and daughter, Courtney Lawson, of Elizabeth Township; granddaughter, Emma Verbanec; sister, Stacey (Jason Sanner) Tvrdovsky, of North Versailles; stepbrother, Matthew (Catherine) Galeza, of York; nephew, Cody Tvrdovsky; special brothers and friends, Jason Sari, Jeremiah Walter and Doug Markland; and aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at GILBERT FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 6028 Smithfield St., Boston, Elizabeth Township, 412-751-5000, Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 8 p.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Paul Walter officiating.
Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Published in Trib Total Media, online only on Dec. 4, 2018
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