Lenko , Benedicta . Obituary


Benedicta Anna “Betty” Lenko, 85, of Dickson City, died Sunday morning February 1, 2015 at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lenko, who died October 8, 1983.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Annunziata Frizzi Manetti and she was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church, Throop. She was a graduate of West Scranton High School and she was a homemaker.

Betty volunteered and enjoyed playing bingo for over 25 years at St. Mary’s in Dickson City. She was very proud of her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and they will miss her dearly. Her family loved coming to her home every Sunday for Noni’s Roni’s and meatballs. She was surrounded with love and her family at the time of passing.

Surviving are three children, Ann Marie Updegraff and husband, Glenn, Lewisberry, PA, Betty Bednarz and husband, Stanley, Dickson City and John Lenko and wife, Nancy, Dickson City; six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; a sister, Ann Sabatini and husband John, Scranton; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Frank, August, Anthony and Martin Manetti and a sister, Louise Leonceini.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc. 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City, with mass at 9:30 a.m. in Blessed Sacrament Church, Throop. Interment, St. John’s Cemetery, Throop.

Friends may call Tuesday 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to St. Joseph's Center or Ascera Care Hospice. For directions or to leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.


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From: AnnMarie Charnogursky   02-Feb-15
Dear Sis, I am so sorry for your loss. As you are so close to Our Lord- you know He has you in His hands. Your mom is at peace and with her beloved family and remember I am here for you. God bless you and your family. Lo ... readmore

From: Jared Lutkowski   02-Feb-15
Betty, I am so sorry for your loss. I love you and my prayers are with you and your family ... readmore

From: Nancy Boyce (Manetti)   03-Feb-15
Betty Ann, Ann Marie & Johnny My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. I always had fond memories of your Mom and Dad. I know Uncle Johnny was right there waiting for her. ... readmore

From: Stan & Jerri Prushinski   03-Feb-15
Prayers and condolences to your family. ... readmore

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