Helen Banko
FUNERAL HOME
Vito C Martucci Funeral Home
123 S 1St St
Connellsville, PA

Helen (Basinger) Banko, 84, of Connellsville, went home to the Lord on Monday, Oct.11, 2021. Helen was born on the family farm in Springfield Township, on Feb. 20, 1937, to the late Clarence Sr. and Sylvia (Gillespie) Basinger. Helen was a homemaker and known for her baking from scratch, especially chocolate chip cookies. Helen is survived by sons, Paul Banko III and wife Diana, Mark Banko, and Timothy. Helen is also survived by four sisters, Marjorie Lewis and husband Bill, Sarah Grimm, Shirley Franks, and Linda Adenhart and husband Kerry, and a sister-in-law Karen Basinger. Helen is also survived by two brothers-inlaw, Ronald Cunningham and wife Rose of Sheffield Lake, Ohio, and Michael Banko and wife Eileen of Lecanto, Fla., and numerous cousins and nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Helen was predeceased by her husband, Paul V. Banko Jr. (2011); a son, Jeffery W. Basinger (2021); two brothers, William and Clarence Basinger Jr.; and two sisters, Marguerite Prinkey and Geraldine Basinger. Friends will be received in the VITO C. MARTUCCI FUNERAL HOME, 123 S. First St., West Side, Connellsville, (724- 628-9033) Friday from 9:30-10 a.m., the time of service with Pastor Lee Maley officiating. Interment will follow in Normalville Cemetery. To sign the online guest registry visit our website at www.martuccifuneralhome.com


Published by Daily Courier on Oct. 15, 2021.
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Oct
15
Visitation
9:30a.m. - 10:00a.m.
Vito C Martucci Funeral Home
123 S 1St St, Connellsville, PA
Oct
15
Service
10:00a.m.
Vito C Martucci Funeral Home
123 S 1St St, Connellsville, PA
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