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St. Mary Catholic Church

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Calvary Cemetery
Friday October 4th, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Fred Bennett

Fred Bennett, 84, of Lorain, Ohio, passed away, Monday, September 30, 2019 at Mercy New Life Hospice surrounded by family. Fred retired from the Lorain Ford Motor Company after 40 years of service in 2000.

Fred is survived by his wife, Mary (nee Wnek) of 62 years; daughters, Sharon (Joe) Fetsic and Susan (Joseph) Phillips; son, Tom (Elizabeth) Bennett; sister, Virginia New; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil and Evelyn Bennett; and brothers, Roland Bennett and Duwaine Bennett.

Fred was a loving father, husband, grandfather and friend to everyone.

Visitation will be Friday, October 4, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Dovin Funeral and Cremation Specialists, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. The family will also receive friends on Saturday from 9:30 am until the time of mass at 10:30 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, 731 Exchange Street, Vermilion.  Rev. Paul Schreiner will officiate. Fred will be laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery, Lorain, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.  Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.dovinfcs.com.

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A gentle angel earned his wings he was always quick with a smile, a kind word and a warm welcome. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I am so sorry for your loss. I heaven has a new angel

Maureen Van Wagnen Oct 5 2019 12:00 AM

Simply an awesome neighborhood dad. Quiet in his own way who always was willing to help us in any way he could. Thanks for the love. Im pretty sure well continue to be neighbors in the Heavens.

Rob Van Horn Oct 4 2019 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with the family

Peggy Oct 2 2019 12:00 AM

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Tom Oct 2 2019 12:00 AM

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