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Sarah Benkart

July 7, 1941 October 21, 2012
Sarah Benkart
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Obituary for Sarah Benkart

Sarah (Sally) M. Benkart, 71, of Pittsburgh, Pa. died at 8:48 p.m. Sunday, October 21, 2012 in the home of her sister, Jo Ann Paolino in Waynesburg, Pa. following a brief illness.She was born in Pittsburgh a daughter of the late Lawrence Edward and Mabel Eleanor Colwell Benkart and had been a resident of the Bellevue area all her life.Miss Benkart was a 1959 graduate of Assissi High School in Bellevue.She enjoyed her neighborhood friends, playing bingo and the lottery.Miss Benkart was employed as a nurse's aid at St. John's Hospital in Pittsburgh for several years prior to retiring do to ill health.Surviving are two sisters, Jo Ann Paolino of Waynesburg and Norma Grace Hennel of Parma, Ohio; her caregivers, three nieces, Carol Hurley, Doris Turkovich and Kelly Paolino; several additional nieces and nephews.Deceased in addition to her parents are five brothers, Barney, Arthur, David, Ernest and Richard Benkart; two sisters, Mae Richardson and Pola Herman; two of favorite animals, dogs Baby and Mitzi.At the request of the family there will be no public visitation or funeral service. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to your local humane society or your local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

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