Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 9:30am at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home in Youngstown for Arthur A Benedict, 73, who passed away on May 21, 2019. Arthur was born April 2, 1946 in Youngstown, a son of Michael and Mayo Salata Benedict. He was a graduate of East High School and served in the USMC Reserves from 1966 to 1972. He was of the Catholic Faith and worked for East Ohio Gas Co. as a customer service technician, retiring in 2001. He was an avid golfer, a New York Yankees fan and an Ohio State football fan. Surviving are a son, Brian (Michelle) Benedict of Youngstown; a daughter, Paula (David) Baco of Youngstown; four grandchildren, David Baco, Jr., Daniel Baco, Kayti Miller and Martin Benedict; a sister, Merrialyce (Steve) Alvarez of Gallatin, TN; his former wife, Partricia Kunovich; and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Michael Benedict.
Friends will be received on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Vaschak-Kirila Funeral Home.
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