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Kristina Benko Obituary

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Kristina Benko

Rensselaer, New York

November 20, 1947 - May 9, 2024

Kristina Benko Obituary

- Kristina Benko, 76, passed away Thursday, May 9th 2024, at Albany Medical Ctr after a brief illness

Kristina was born in Albany, NY the daughter of the late Wray Tibbetts and Lillian (Schultz) Tibbetts.

She graduated from Columbia High school class of 66 and enjoyed over the years helping to coordinate reunions.

Kristina was a pioneer and climbed the corporate ladder long before most women and was a manager for Verizon telephone after 40 years of service

She was very active in the Greenbush Reform Church and enjoyed traveling and gardening.

Predeceased by Husband, Peter Benko;

Survivors include daughter, Rene Benko Son, Paul (Lindsay) Benko four Grandsons, Logan Benko, Christopher Gaffney, Zackary Gaffney, Tyler Gaffney; brother in law Richard Benko, Niece Taylor Tibbetts and nephews Wray III and Richard Tibbetts .

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her calling hours Thursday from 10:00-12:30 followed by a Funeral service at 12:30 in the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral home 165 Columbia Tpk. Rensselaer. Interment will be in Memory’s Garden Cemetery Colonie.

Contributions in Kristina's memory may be made to Greenbush Reform Church P.O. Box 460 East Greenbush NY 12061.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Kristina Benko hosted by WMJ Rockefeller.

- Kristina Benko, 76, passed away Thursday, May 9th 2024, at Albany Medical Ctr after a brief illness

Kristina was born in Albany, NY the daughter of the late Wray Tibbetts and Lillian (Schultz) Tibbetts.

She graduated from Columbia High school class of 66 and enjoyed over the years helping to coordinate reunions.

Kristina was a pioneer and climbed the corporate ladder long before most women and was a manager for Verizon telephone after 40 years of service

She was very active in the Greenbush Reform Church and enjoyed traveling and gardening.

Predeceased by Husband, Peter Benko;

Survivors include daughter, Rene Benko Son, Paul (Lindsay) Benko four Grandsons, Logan Benko, Christopher Gaffney, Zackary Gaffney, Tyler Gaffney; brother in law Richard Benko, Niece Taylor Tibbetts and nephews Wray III and Richard Tibbetts .

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her calling hours Thursday from 10:00-12:30 followed by a Funeral service at 12:30 in the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral home 165 Columbia Tpk. Rensselaer. Interment will be in Memory’s Garden Cemetery Colonie.

Contributions in Kristina's memory may be made to Greenbush Reform Church P.O. Box 460 East Greenbush NY 12061.


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Kristina Benko hosted by WMJ Rockefeller.

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