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Benetta C. Svoboda

Iselin, formerly of Avenel - Benetta C. Svoboda of the Avenel section of Woodbridge Township passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the age of 92. Born in Dexter, Missouri, she resided in Avenel for most of her life.

Mrs. Svoboda was employed at RCA Corporation in Avenel and was then employed as a custodian for The Woodbridge Township Board of Education before retiring in 1993.

She was a communicant of Saint Andrew Catholic Church in Avenel and was a member of the Altar-Rosary Society. She was a devoted and loving wife; nurturing mother; doting grandmother and great grandmother; loving, kind friend, and loved by many.

Mrs. Svoboda was a member of Golden Circle, Avenel Senior Citizens, Avenel Memorial Post #7164, VFW Auxiliary, Catholic Daughters of America in Woodbridge and she supported her husband's dedicated work with the St. Andrew's Knights of Columbus. She also served as a Committee Person for The Middlesex and Woodbridge Democratic Organizations.

She was predeceased by her baby daughter, Julia Ann, in 1948; parents, Frederick and Philomena "Minnie" Dietsch Sauer; seven sisters; and three brothers.

She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Philip Frank Svoboda; daughter, Rosemary Cuffaro and husband, Giuseppe, of Avenel; sons, Charles F. Svoboda of Neptune Township, Philip M. Svoboda and wife, Deborah, of Spokane, WA; grandchildren, Christina Pross and husband, Andrew, Kenda May Svoboda, and partner Matthew Draheim, and Eli Svoboda; great-grandson, Nathan Oliver Pross, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will take place Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. at Costello-Koyen Funeral Home (www.costello-koyen.com), 399 Avenel Street, Avenel. A Mass of Resurrection will follow at 9:30 a.m. at Saint Andrew Catholic Church, Avenel. Interment will be in Saint Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting hours will be on Monday from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Benetta's memory to the Saint Vindent DePaul Society at St. Andrew's Church, 244 Avenel Street, Avenel, NJ 07001 would be greatly appreciated by her family.
Published in Home News Tribune on Aug. 11, 2018
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