Robert Bennett

Funeral Service

1:30 pm
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Hamilton Funeral Home Inc.
294 Mannix Road
Peru, New York, United States

Obituary of Robert L. Bennett

Robert L. "Bob" Bennett, 91, of Laflure Lane, Peru, died Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the UVM Health Network, CVPH in Plattsburgh, with his loving family by his side.

He was born in AuSable Chasm, April 23, 1927, the son of Emanuel "Si" and Florence (Hewitt) Bennett. Bob served in the United States Coast Guard and was honorably discharged in 1946. He retired from Clinton Correctional in Dannemora following 32 years of dedicated service. He was a sergeant at the time of his retirement.

Bob was a member of the American Legion Post 1619 in West Plattsburgh.

He enjoyed golfing, woodworking, and sitting on his front porch enjoying friends and family.

Left to cherish the memory of Bob are, his loving wife of 58 years, Evelyn E. (Gonya) Bennett, whom he married September 12, 1959 at the Plattsburgh Presbyterian Church; one son and daughter-in-law, John and Lisa Bennett of Hopewell Junction; his grandson, Tyler Bennett; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Bob was predeceased by his grandson, Jeffrey Bennett; and two sisters and one brother-in-law, Norma Jean LaChaunce, and Sally and Ronald Ryan.

At Bob's request there will be no public calling hours. A funeral service will be held Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 1:30 PM in the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel, 294 Mannix Road, Peru.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Fitzpatrick Cancer Center or the Peru Rescue Squad.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.

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