Benishek, Josephine (Parise)


Josephine Benishek, age 94, of Poteet, Texas passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 in Pleasanton, Texas.  She is survived by her son, Anthony Benisek and wife Crystal of Pleasanton.  She is also survived by her sister, Marguerite Young  of Jourdanton and brother, Jack Parise of Rockport, as well as grandchildren, Robert Benishek, Bill Benishek, Carolyn Daniel, Susan Canupp, Sandra Tondre and Jesus Rodriguez; nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Rose Parise; husband, Anton Benishek, Jr.; daughter, Linda Long and sister, Beatrice Steckland.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Road, Pleasanton from 2:00PM – 9:00PM on Friday, July 23, 2010.  A rosary will be recited on Friday evening at 7:00PM.  The funeral service will be held at 9:00AM on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Poteet, Texas.  Interment will follow at St. Matthew’s Catholic Cemetery in Jourdanton, Texas.

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX

Bartosh, Robert J.


Robert J. Bartosh, age 80, of Poteet, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2011 in San Antonio. He is survived by his wife; Ollie Bartosh of Poteet; daughters: Diana Thompson and husband Billy of Hondo, Brenda Barbie and husband Herb of San Antonio; sons: Bubba Bartosh and wife Cathy of Utah, Ronnie Bartosh and wife Cindy of Forney; sister: Martha Harper of Arizona; brother: Steve Bartosh of Hondo; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bartosh is preceded in death by his parents Steve and Rosie (Makovsky) Bartosh and son Dale Ellison.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Rd., Pleasanton, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday, August 7, 2011.  Funeral services will be held at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 AM Monday, August 8, 2011.  Interment will be at Rutledge Cemetery, Poteet. Serving as pallbearers will be Waylon Digges, Dwade Hickey, Dale Hickey, Scott Miller, Darrell Hickey, and Kevin Sparks. Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Dan Bartosh. Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, share memories or issue condolences for the family may do so at

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX