She was born July 6, 1902, in Adelaide, a daughter of John Sr. and Ethel Svanda Buck.
Mrs. Banks was formerly of Long Island City, N.Y., and had resided in Nemacolin since 1973.
She was Catholic.
On October 1, 1940, she married Joseph Banks, who survives.
Also surviving are a niece, Carole Phillips of Nemacolin; a grandnephew, John T. Dibiase Jr.; and two great-grandnephews.
Deceased are two brothers, John Buck Jr. and Albert Buck.Copyright 2000