Delores A. Egri-Banyas

November 7, 1933 - February 6, 2020
Delores A. Egri-Banyas

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Delores A. Egri-Banyas, 86, of St. Clairsville, OH died Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Wheeling Hospital. She was born November 7, 1933 in Lamira, OH a daughter of the late John Knapski and Mary Pasthing Knapski-Kapina.

Delores was a former employee of Imperial-Clevite Corporation, a member of the former Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church, now a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, Catholic Women’s Club and the Barton Braves Baseball Team serving as treasurer, concession manager and general manager.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, John William Egri in 1978; her second husband, Geizel Banyas in 2006; a brother, John E. Knapski; a sister, Mary Jane Timko.

Surviving are her children, Christine Jendretzky of St. Clairsville, Jacqueline (Sven Nils) Rasmussen of Palm Bay, FL, John W. ( Melissa Kay) Egri of Indio, CA, Michael A. (Lori) Egri, and Lori A. (Greg Ganzer) Luckhardt both of St. Clairsville, Mary Julia “Julie” (David Michael) Holzopfel of Rayland, OH; a sister, Linda (Donald) Booth of Barton, OH; grandchildren, Karl H. (Michele) Jendretzky, Kristen A. (Spencer) Jendretzky-Musgrave, Sven W. Rasmussen, John Caden Egri, Kirstin Kelley, Mychal A. (Caitlin) Egri, Stephen M. (Milana) Luckhardt, Emily Holzopfel; great grandchildren, Delilah Jendretzky and Maximus “Max” Jendretzky; her former son-in-law, Steve (Janis) Luckhardt; special friends, Robert and Tina Kutchmyer, Rotolo family, many friends and neighbors (Barton Community); a special niece, Judy Kay Knapski along with nieces and nephews of the Booth, Timko and Stillmak families.

The family would like to thank the special caregivers, Cindy Falkenstein, Nancy Bates.

Friends are invited to attend Funeral Liturgy with Mass on Tuesday at 10 am at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church with Fr. Timothy McGuire as celebrant. Burial in Holly Memorial Gardens at a later date.

Arrangements by Care Funeral & Cremation Specialist, St. Clairsville.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church by going to “”

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020
10:00 AM

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  • February 10, 2020
    Judy Kay Knapski lit a candle:
    Lit since February 10, 2020 at 2:17:43 PM

  • February 10, 2020
    Kelly Stoffer Chiccitt says:
    Mrs. Egri was a wonderful lady that I had the pleasure of knowing my entire life. Our families were friends thru church and the community of Barton Ohio. She was a wonderful and caring women and I'm so happy I knew her and enjoy many laughs and great times. God Bless you!

  • February 11, 2020
    Brenda Dawson says:
    Lori, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family at this most difficult time! Love and Hugs, Brenda and Brian Dawson

  • February 11, 2020
    Rose Halverson says:
    Praying for all of you. You had a very special mother, so fun to be around. With Gods promise you will see her again.

  • February 11, 2020
    Linda Marinacci says:
    So very sorry about the death of your sweet Mama, Lori and Julie. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time