NameJohn Peter BENEKOS
Birth23 Apr 1921, Franklin, Venango Co., PA
Death19 Aug 2002, Franklin, Venango Co., PA
Burial22 Aug 2002, Franklin, Venango Co., PA
Burial MemoFranklin Cemetery
EducationHigh school diploma, Goritsa, Greece
FatherPeter John BENEKOS (1889-<1952)
MotherSophia ANDRITSAKI (~1897-1952)
FatherTelemachos P. HATZIS (1896-1978)
MotherKleanthi LAMBIRI (1904-2000)
Notes for John Peter BENEKOS
Born in U.S. Went back to Greece in 1926 with his parents. Returned in 1938. Served as mess sergeant in U.S. Army. Owned and operated movie theatres in Potsdam, NY area. Opened Moonlight Drive-in there in 1948. Returned to Franklin and became a cook at the L&C Restaurant. Opened Cunningham’s Restaurant in Oil City and operated it until 1975. After a trip to Greece, he became a cook at Polk Center. He retired in 1986. Member of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, Moose Lodge, Eagles Club, and Rainbow Sportsman Club.129
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