George D. Bennett, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, passed away on Thursday February 12, 2015, at the age of 81. He was born in Kent on May 3, 1933, the son of Delmer and Gertrude Bennett.
George served in the U.S. Navy and was the owner of George Bennett Carpenter Contractor, Inc. He was an antique car enthusiast and was a member of the Model A Ford Club of Westchester and the Cadillac LaSalle Club.
On September 11, 1954, he married Olive Britton at the Lake Mahopac United Methodist Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Susanne Bennett- Berlingeri and her husband Carmine of Fishkill, NY, George D. Bennett Jr. and his wife Camille, and David J. Bennett and his wife Monica, all of Mahopac and Jean Murray and her husband Brian, of West Hartford, CT, his grandchildren, Christopher, Jennifer, Bryan, Daniel, Michelle, Jacqueline, Caroline and Margaret, his great granddaughters, Charlotte and Emily and his brother Delmer. His sister, Kay Cromarty died earlier.
Funeral Services were held on Tuesday February 17, at the Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Willett Porter, Officiating. Interment followed at First Presbyterian Cemetery, Mahopac Falls.