Tonawanda News


October 30, 2013

Margaret "Peg" A. Banko

NORTH TONAWANDA — Margaret "Peg" A. Banko (nee Kava), age 91, of North Tonawanda, October 29, 2013, at her home, after a brief illness. She enjoyed spending time with family and she enjoyed flowers and  gardening. She enjoyed taking, displaying and sharing family pictures.

She was the wife of the late Chester J. Banko. Beloved mother of Paul (Linda) Banko of Scio, NY, Marjorie (Michael) Nowacki of North Tonawanda, Lillian (late Peter) Casal of North Tonawanda, Daniel (Debra) Banko of Warren, PA, and the late Chester, Robert and David Banko. Mother-in-law of Sharon and Patricia Banko. Grandmother of Chester Jr., Donna, Lisa, William, Paul Jr., Thomas, Robert Jr., Joseph, Tammy, Russell, Daniel Jr., Jeffrey and the late Steven. Grandmother of several step-grandchildren, great-grandmother of numerous great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Sister of Dorothy Bloom of Glen Rock, PA; aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd., in North Tonawanda on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on  Saturday at 10 AM. Interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.  If so desired, memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice.  

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