Llewellyn C. Bennett, 88,
passed away at her daughter’s home on Saturday (Feb. 2, 2013) under the loving care of family, devoted caregivers (Marseena Harmonson and Teresa Henry) and CareFirst (Hospice).
Born on January 28, 1924 at home in Upland, Pa, Llewellyn was the daughter of George and Llewellyn Crothers. Besides her parents, her brother, George “Scoop” Crothers predeceased her.
Llewellyn was a 1942 graduate of Nether Providence High School and a 1946 graduate of Bucknell University with a degree in Sociology. Llewellyn met the love of her life, Ed(ward) Bennett at Bucknell during WW II and was married on March 8, 1945. Ed predeceased her in July 1991.
Throughout her life, Llewellyn was a dedicated daughter, sister, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt, relative and friend. Some of her favorite pastimes included reading, playing bridge and cribbage, traveling, crafting, home decorating, loved watching Dancing with the Stars and most all, being with family and friends.
Llewellyn attended the United Presbyterian Church in Hornell and in earlier years was a faithful member of the Bethesda Hospital Jenny Rockwell Circle.
Llewellyn is survived by two sons, Edward (Beverly) Bennett of Birmingham, AL and Ross Bennett of Montcalir, NJ; daughter, Josephine (Doug) Barnard of Hornell; grandson, Nash Bennett of Montclair, NJ; sister, Barbara Crothers Lake of Hornell; niece, Susan (Jeff) Mitchell of Hornell; nephew, Robert (Gretchen) Lake of Liberty, PA; great nieces, Jessica and Elizabeth Mitchell; great-nephew, Robert Matthew Lake.
Calling hours are from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bishop & Johnson Funeral Home, Inc., 285 Main St., Hornell. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Davidson Memorial Chapel of the United Presbyterian Church in Hornell. Interment will be in Bath National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute in her memory to the George Crothers Memorial School, Attn: William Benson, Principal, 401 Rutgers Ave., Swarthmore, PA 19081-2499 or to CareFirst (Hospice), 11751 E. Corning Rd., Corning, N.Y. 14830. Envelopes for memorial contributions will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences or remembrances of Llewellyn are welcomed at www.bishopandjohnsonfuneralhome.com