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Obituary of Florence Ellen Bennett

Florence Ellen Bennett AuSable Chasm - Florence Ellen Bennett, 100, formerly of Route 9, AuSable Chasm, died Saturday, April 24, 2010 at the CVPH Skilled Nursing Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in St. Regis Falls, NY, May 25, 1909, the daughter of William and Bessie (Winters) Hewitt. In her youth Florence enjoyed bowling. She more recently enjoyed knitting, especially warm attire for her beloved family. Survivors include her three children, Robert Bennett and his wife Evelyn of Peru, Norma LaChaunce of Port Kent, and Sally Ryan and her husband Ronald of Port Kent; seven grandchildren, Tina Gravelle, Wendy LaChaunce, Kim Monst, Robert Ryan, Randall Ryan, Maureen Blaise, and John Bennett; 13 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; half sister, Madge Arcida of St. Regis Falls; special niece, Catherine Murray and her husband William and their children, Robert Murray, Jim Murray, and Lois Ann Murray Lessard; niece, Diane Helbracht; and nephew, Earl Bennett. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Emanuel "Si" Bennett, February 27, 1975; and siblings, Mayfred Phelps, Shirley Trim, and Donald Hewitt. Calling hours will be private and at the convenience of the family. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 11am at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Keeseville with Rev. Blair C. Biddle, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery in Keeseville. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, PO Box 1029, Plattsburgh, NY, 12901, or the Keeseville Fire Department, 8 Pleasant Street, Keeseville, NY, 12944. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 124 Clinton Street, Keeseville. 834-7667
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