John Benesch Jr.

Benesch, John Jr.

Penfield: Went home to his risen Savior on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at the age of 78.

Born in Romania on April 26, 1938, he came to Rochester in 1949 where he lived the rest of his life. Predeceased by his parents, John Sr. and Wilhelmina. He is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Claire (Vogel) Benesch; his children, David (Hillary) Benesch, Katherine (John Brian) Housand; grandchildren, Lydia and Anna Housand, Molly, Samuel and Carolyn Benesch; his sister, Mary Benesch.

He will also be missed by a multitude of friends whom he cultivated during his life on earth. We wish to thank those friends who have supported us during this difficult time. We also wish to thank the caring staff and volunteers at Shepherd Home in Penfield who so lovingly cared for him during his final journey.

Calling hours, FRIDAY 4-8 PM at the Falvo Funeral Home, 1295 Fairport Nine Mile Point Road (Webster, Rte 250). On Saturday family and friends are asked to go directly to Faith Lutheran Church (2576 Browncroft Blvd., Roch. 14625) for his Memorial Service at 11 AM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shepherd Home, 1959 Five Mile Line Road, Penfield 14526 or to Faith Lutheran Church. Private inurnment at a later date.