Hazel L. Bennett

Nov. 11, 1910 - Sept. 30, 2007

Hazel L. Bennett, 96, died Sunday, Sept. 30, 2007, at Fort Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 11, 1910, in Palmyra, the daughter of William and Alta (nee Wilcox) Sake.

On Nov. 23, 1928, she married the late Harry R. Bennett. She had been a lifelong resident of Palmyra, working various jobs.

She is survived by her children, Harry (Genevieve) Bennett of Ladylake, Fla., and Irene Creighton of Palmyra; two grandchildren, Beverly Bennett and Kenneth (Debra) Creighton; three great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; sister, Eleanor Zimmerman of Waukesha; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; daughter, Arlene; brother, Willard; and son-in-law, Dean Creighton.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Friday, Oct. 5, at Mealy’s Funeral Home, 320 W. Main St., Palmyra. The Rev. Karen Klatt will officiate with burial in Hillside Cemetery in Palmyra.

Mealy’s Funeral Home in Palmyra, 495-2127, is serving the family.