|Birth: ||May 9, 1917|
|Death: ||May 15, 1997|
George Bencal, 80, passed away Thursday, May 15, 1997. Born May 9, 1917 in Boston, MA.
Loving Husband and Father, sports and animal lover, he endeared himself to many with his lively wit and spirit, and with his tales of travel as a retired Chief Engineer for Lykes Brothers Steamship Co. Following his retirement, he enjoyed racing pigeons and cooking.
Survived by: wife, Geraldine; children, Gregory, Michael, Barbara, Mary Darnell, Gerald Steven; grandchildren, Kimberly and Colin; sisters-in-law, Ruby and Margaret; numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive visitors from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, 1977, at Earthman Hunters Creek Chapel, 8303 Katy Freeway. Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 1997, at Earthman Hunters Creek Chapel. Internment: Woodlawn Cemetery.
George was the sixth child born to Wasyl and Julia Morris Bencal; their fourth child born in the United States. His siblings were Wasyl "John", Ann Rita, Olga "Ollie", and Mary. George was of Ukrainian heritage.
He passed peacefully surrounded by his wife and children.
Edna Geraldine Gay Bencal (1923 - 2004)
George Gregory Bencal (1951 - 2013)*
LCDR Merchant Marine WWII Vietnam
Plot: Section 1
Maintained by: M W Bencal
Originally Created by: lilbeav
Record added: Oct 02, 2010
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