|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1929|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2010|
George William Bennett
Age 81, of Laurel, DE, passed away on October 7, 2010 at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford.
George was born in Wilmington, a son of the late Ira W. Bennett and Theresa Foraker Bennett.
Mr. Bennett proudly served his country in the United States Air Force as a Master Sargeant at the Greater Wilmington Airport 142nd Airlift Wing, serving in the Koren War from 1951-1953. He retired from the DuPont Company in 1986 in Wilmington working in Photo Systems. He was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Seaford. George enjoyed playing billards, fishing, hunting and gardening.
Mr. Bennett is survived by his wife of 56 years, Betty Bennett. A son, Bill Bennett and wife Mary of Bridgeville. A daughter, Theresa Craig and husband Bryan of Seaford. A brother, Edward Bennett. Six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive him. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother, Robert Bennett.
A service will be held at the HANNIGAN, SHORT, DISHAROON FUNERAL HOME, 700 West St. Laurel, DE 19956 on October 11, at 3 pm, where a visitation will also be held from 2-3 pm. The Pastor Edwin Thress will officiate. Interment will follow with military honors in Odd Fellows Cemetery in Laurel.
Published in The News Journal on October 10, 2010
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Created by: Richard Wright
Record added: Oct 10, 2010
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