Benita P. Pablo, age 89, of Johnsburg, died Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Alden Terrace of McHenry, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born March 11, 1924 in the Philippines to Elias and Catalina (Ines) Pascual.
Benita moved to the United States from the Philippines in August of 1980. She was a homemaker for the majority of her life and was a devoted grandmother to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by four children, Nemie (James) Marshall of Johnsburg, Deana (Cezar) Sembrano of Hyde Park, NY, Robleto (Merla) Pablo of Sterling Heights, MI, and Pricelo (Ethel) Pablo of Chesapeake, VA; fourteen grandchildren; and twelve great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Paterno Castro Pablo; her son, Goido Pablo; and her parents.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 3500 W. Washington, McHenry, IL 60050.
Interment will be in St. Patrick Countryside Cemetery, McHenry.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, her family suggests memorials to JourneyCare Foundation, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
For information call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.