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Andrew S. Benyo Jr.

Mar 3, 2009

Andrew S. (aka Polish Pistol) Benyo Jr., 70, of Unityville, died Sunday, March 1, 2009, at the Williamsport Hospital.

Born December 8, 1938, in Philadelphia, he was a son of the late Andrew S. and Pauline S. Biginski Benyo Sr.

Andrew served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, Millville.

Andrew was currently employed at J.W. Aluminum, Williamsport. He was a member of S.A.S.S. (cowboy action shooting) and a Life Member of the NRA. Andrew enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing and playing golf. However, one of his greatest joys was spending time with his family.

Surviving are three sons, Stephen (Robin) Benyo of Hughesville, Gregory (Cathy) Benyo of Millville and David Benyo of Unityville; three daughters, Ramona Ritch of Unityville, Michelle O’Brien of Oakland, MD, and Jennifer (Carl) Zappa, McKeesport; 14 grandchildren, Eric, Curt, Heather, Josh, Melinda, Adam, Felicia, Cody, Rebecca, Hannah, Katie Jane, Luke, C.Z. and Colt; and a great-grandson, Hunter.

In addition to his parents, Andrew was preceded in death by a sister, Susanna Oleski.

A visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests contributions be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.