RUTH ANTOINETTE BENEDIKT, 79,



Oneonta, died Nov. 15, 2012, at the residence. She was well known in the area for her cooking and baking skills, and served as manager of Benedikt’s Restaurant for more than 48 years. Born in South Carolina, she was daughter of George and Eunice Wolff Benedikt, both of whom preceded her in death.

Surviving are sister and friend Joice Sanford Benedikt, Oneonta; brother Joe Ronald ( Yvonne) Kirchler and his children Jennifer, Katie, and Paul, all of Tulsa, Okla.; cousins Dale Baumrind, Charleston, S.C., Billy (Helen) Nicaise, Gulfport, Miss., Joan (David) Crawford, Florence, S.C.; and their families.

Lemley Funeral Home directed.