Arthur Bensko, 90 - Travelers Rest

Services for Arthur James Bensko are scheduled for Thursday, May 1st, 2014, at 11:00 am at Our Lady of the Rosary, with Father Longenecker officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Greenville, SC.

Mr. Bensko was born in Pueblo, CO, June 20, 1923, the son of Stephen and Elizabeth Bensko. He was the husband of Marcella Bensko. He is survived by daughters Barbara Andersen of Las Cruces, NM, Deborah Phelps of Lisbon,CT, Roberta Sperry of Springfield, MA, Rochelle Davis of Travelers Rest, SC, Annette Eason of St. Augustine, FL and sons Bruce and Brian Bensko of Groton, CT.

Mr. Bensko served as a B-24 bomber pilot with the 8th Air Force in England during WWII. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, seven Air Medals and three battle stars on his ETO ribbon. He retired from the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamic Corporation.

Woodlawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park is in charge of arrangements.