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Emma Jane Gordy Bennett
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1923
Death: Dec. 30, 2008


Emma Jane Gordy

LeCates Bennett

Emma Jane Gordy LeCates Bennett, age 85, of Laurel, DE passed away Tuesday, December 30, 2008 at Genesis Healthcare Center in Seaford, DE.

She was born April 10, 1923, at home in Laurel, the daughter of the late Walter J. Gordy and Beulah Moore Gordy. Mrs. Bennett went to work at Walker's Garment Factory in Blades, DE when she was 16 years old and worked there for 40 years. She was a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Laurel.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Roscoe LeCates, her brother, Walter Gordy and her stepsons, Elwood and William Bennett. Emma is survived by her devoted husband of 28 years, Robert Bennett; her son, Danny LeCates and his wife Mary; her step-sons, Charles Bennett and his wife Patricia and Ronnie Bennett and his wife Ganell; her granddaughter, Kelly Whaley and her husband Scott; her grandson, Corey LeCates and his wife Diane; and her great-grandchildren, Emily, Nicholas and Katie Whaley and Victoria and Connor LeCates; and several nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be on Monday, January 5 at 2pm at the CRANSTON FUNERAL HOME, 300 Shipley St, Seaford, where friends may call on Sunday evening from 6-8 pm. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Laurel, DE.

[published 01/04/2009]
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  Roscoe Daniel LeCates (1921 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Sussex County
Delaware, USA
Created by: Richard Wright
Record added: Jan 04, 2009
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