Emily Benko

September 25, 1930 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 91)


Emily J. Benko, 91, of Butler passed away on Thursday, April 21st, 2022. She was born in Grove City, PA on September 25th, 1930 to the late Dominick & Betty (Russo) White. Emily loved cooking, baking, & reading. She was known to be an amazing cook & took pride in caring for her family. She is the mother of Richard & John Benko; grandmother of Jessica, John Ryan, Jade, Devon, Shawn, Richie, Anna, Paul & Samantha; and great-grandmother of Lenin, Deegan, Kaitlin, Brendon, Ayden, Jaizan, Ryan, Sydney, Elijah & Will. Emily is also survived by her sister-in-law Carol & her daughter-in-law Mary. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Edward Benko. Also, by her brothers Richard, Joseph & Donald and her grandchildren Jennalee & Jaran. Friends will be received on Sunday, May 1st, 2022 from 12– 1:30 PM at SPENCER D GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES. 140 NEW CASTLE RD, BUTLER, PA 16001. WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM. A prayer service will immediately follow in the funeral home.

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