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 William T. Bennett

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William T. Bennett

Birth
Channel-Port aux Basques, South Coast Census Division, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Death 7 Dec 1995 (aged 91–92)
North Sydney, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Burial North Sydney, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Memorial ID 36943124 View Source
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BENNETT, William T. - 92, 9 Pleasant St., North Sydney, died December 7, 1995, at home. Born at Channel, Nfld., he was a son of the late Edward and Mary (Thornhill) Bennett. He served with the RCMP Marine division prior to entering the Royal Canadian Navy. He served as chief petty officer on HMCS Husky and HMCS Otter during the Second World War. He was a self-employed fisherman out of North Sydney for a number of years, before working with the Department of Public Works, North Sydney until retirement. He was a member of St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney and a life member of Royal Canadian Legion branch 19, North Sydney. He was an avid outdoorsman. Surviving are his wife, the former Martha Hopkins; daughter, Gloria MacKay, North Sydney; sons, William, Big Bras d'Or; David, North Sydney; grandchildren, Gloria, Tanya, David Jr., Donald. He was predeceased by a brother, Wilson; sister, Ida; grandson, William. Visitation 7-9 p.m. tonight in W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, North Sydney. Funeral 2:30 p.m. Sunday in St. Matthew Wesley United Church, North Sydney, Rev. David Hann officiating. Burial to follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Donations to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.


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  • Created by: Ian Baker
  • Added: 10 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 36943124
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/36943124/william-t.-bennett : accessed ), memorial page for William T. Bennett (1903–7 Dec 1995), Find a Grave Memorial ID 36943124, citing Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney, Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia, Canada ; Maintained by Ian Baker (contributor 46823365) .