Rev. Kenneth L. Bennett, 85, of North Sewickley Township, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Heritage Valley Beaver.
Born November 23, 1932 in Crab Orchard, WV, the son of the late Homer and Gernie (Huffman) Bennett. He was a member of the New Brighton Church of the Nazarene and a supervisor at Pennsylvania House Furniture.
Surviving is his loving wife of 26 years, Merlene (Bolland) Retter-Bennett; two sons, Douglas E. (Vera) Retter, and Donald B. (Deedra) Retter; two sisters, Dolores (August) Barnett, and Reba Nadine (George) Van Riper; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.
Friends will be received Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Gabauer Funeral Home 1133 Penn Ave New Brighton, Pa 15066 www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com. Ken will lie in state Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. in the New Brighton Church of the Nazarene, 417 Penn Avenue New Brighton, PA 15066. Rev. Donald MacNeil will officiate.
Interment will be held Monday at 1pm at the Penns Creek Union Cemetery, Penns Creek, PA.
The family requests, if so desired, that contributions be made to the New Brighton Church of the Nazarene Missions, 417 Penn Avenue New Brighton, PA 15066.