John William Bennett age 71 of Brownsville, PA died Monday, July 30, 2012 in Monongahela Valley Hospital after a lengthy battle with cancer.
He was born on February 23, 1941 in Blainesburg, PA.
Son of the late Louis W. and Flora Toye Bennett.
He was predeceased by his father-in-law: David L. Wyatt
He retired from the US Postal Service as Postmaster from 84 Post Office .
Member of American Legion of California
Life Member of the Disable American Veterans
Masonic Lodge of California
Life Member of the California Gun Club
Elks in Uniontown
Social Member of the West Brownsville Fire Department
He is survived by his wife whom he married on April 23, 1966: Dixie L. Wyatt Bennett
2 Sons: John David Bennett
Mark Alan (Jennifer) Bennett
2 Granddaughters: Nola Elizabeth
Brother: Kenneth (Marion) Bennett
Gary ( Cynthia) Bennett
Several nieces and nephews
Mother-in-law: Elizabeth Wyatt and companion Ernie Magario
Brother-in-law: David L. Wyatt
Friends will be received in the Skirpan Funeral Home 135 Park St. Brownsville, PA on Friday from 2 – 8PM. Where a funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10:00AM with the Rev. Paul Sandusky officiating. Interment Lafayette Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 333 East Carson St. Suite 441 Pittsburgh, PA 15219. (412)395-2873. www.lls.org/wpa