Hilda M. (Trexler) Vena

Nov. 3, 1917 – Jan. 11, 2013

Hilda M. (Trexler) Vena, 95, Portage, entered into new life Friday at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown.

She was born in Cresson, daughter of the late James L. and Rose (Hammond) Trexler. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene E.

She is survived by her children: Ronald, married to the former Ann Borlie, Lilly, and Lorraine, wife of Cameron Benko, Portage; grandchildren: Sharon DuBree, Anthony Vena, Vincent Vena, Lance Benko, Yvette Pisczek, Michele Poorman, Rene Delosh, Michael Vena and Eric Benko; and 18 great-grandchildren. She was the sister of Leonard (Alice) Trexler in New York, Raymond Trexler in Michigan and Father Donald Trexler, Greensburg.

She was preceded in death by her brothers: William, Joe and Andrew; and a sister, Ann Ruffing.

Hilda was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church.

She was a lifetime member of Portage Volunteer Fire Company ladies auxiliary.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Portage. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Father Walter J. Moll and Father Donald Trexler, co-celebrants. Committal will be at St. Bartholomew Cemetery, Wilmore.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.kinleyfuneralhome.com