The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

July 15, 2013

Benito V. Saldana


Star Beacon

GENEVA — Benito Villegas Saldana, age 58, a 30-year resident of Geneva, Ohio, died Sunday, July 14, 2013, in Geneva.

Born in Guanajuato, Mexico, on April 16, 1955, he was a son of the late Juan and Maria (Villegas) Saldana.

Benito worked for Klyn Nurseries in Madison, Ohio.

He liked to play pool; enjoyed baseball and vegetable gardening; and was a Steelers fan.

Survivors include a sister, Maria S. Saldana (Jesus); two brothers, Bonifacio (Josephina) Garcia of Erie, Pa., and Guillermo (Maria) Garnica of Mexico; sister-in-law, Jacqueline C. Saldana of Geneva; three nieces and a nephew, Maria Saldana of Geneva, Jolonda Jennings Costella of Jefferson, Kristi Jennings Munoz of Cleveland and Greg Saldana of Ashtabula; and several other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gregorio Saldana.

Calling Hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 18th, at the WALKER FUNERAL HOME, 828 Sherman St., Geneva.

Contributions may be made to the family, in care of Walker Funeral Home who is charge of arrangements.

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