Barbara Jo Benyo

April 15, 1953 - March 9, 2019
Barbara Jo Benyo

Barbara Jo Benyo, 65, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, in Park Health Center, St. Clairsville, OH.

Barbara was born April 18, 1953 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Steve and Sophie (Wolan) Benyo.  She was a retired Air Force veteran, after 30 years of service.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Carl Benyo; and sister, Jean Wyatt.

Barbara is survived by her sister, Virginia “Ginger” Burek of Wheeling; brother, Steve Benyo, Sr. of Wheeling; friend, Beth Powell of Wheeling; numerous nieces and nephews; and her furry companion, Bella.

Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 pm, Thursday, March 14, 2019, at the CARE Funeral Home, 3828 Jacob Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 am, Friday, March 15, 2019 with Chaplain Joy Wright officiating.  Interment will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, with full military honors provided by the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to local animal shelter of the donor’s choice.  Online condolences may be offered to the family at carechapel.com


Service

Friday, March 15, 2019
10:30 AM

Care Funeral Home , South Wheeling Chapel - Directions
3828 Jacob Street
Wheeling , WV 26003
304-232-5444

Burial

Friday, March 15, 2019

Mt. Calvary Cemetery - Directions
1685 National road
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
304-242-0460

Visitation

Thursday, March 14, 2019
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Care Funeral Home , South Wheeling Chapel - Directions
3828 Jacob Street
Wheeling , WV 26003
304-232-5444

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  • March 13, 2019
    David & Lee Ann lit a candle:
    Lit since March 13, 2019 at 3:22:08 AM

  • March 13, 2019
    Cheryl J Skinner, Military Veterans Musuem says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Barbara Jo Benyo, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Air Force Veteran, Barbara Jo Benyo, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • May 15, 2019
    Dorothy Salko and Family, SMSgt Ret. says:
    Our condolences and prayers are with her family and friends. It was an honor to have served with Barbara for many years.

  • May 16, 2019
    Sandra L Finney USAFR Retired TSGT says:
    Deepest sympathies for Barb I can remember her so vividly a true friend. Although no words can really help to ease your loss, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad and difficult time.