Bennett, Richard 'Dick'
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at 72 years of age. He was the loving husband of Marilyn (Cahill) for 48 years. Cherished father of John (Debbi) Bennett, Eryn (Keith) Cota. He will be missed by his grandchildren Elizabeth, Emily, Jessica, Jonathan, Katelynn and Ashley. Dearest brother of Barbara Garcia (the late Augie)and Joan (Neil) Murphy and brother-in-law of Mavis (Bob)Law, the late Richard and Mary Cahill. Dick is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Dick was a longtime member of the Royal Canadian Legion Essex Br. 201, he was a 4th Degree Knight with the Dean Wagner Assembly 82 and a member of the Knights of Columbus Windsor Council 1453, a retiree from Chrysler Canada after 35 years of work. He enjoyed playing cards, spending time at the Legion visiting with friends, and always had a smile on his face and he always put his family first, especially his grandchildren. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) on Wednesday from 2-5 & 7-9 p.m. (Royal Canadian Legion Branch 201 Essex Service Wednesday at 7 p.m. and a joint Parish Prayer, Knights of Columbus Council 1453 and 4th Degree Knight Dean Wagner Assembly 82 Service Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.) Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 146 Talbot Street South, Essex at 10:30 a.m. (Please Note: Visitation from 9:30 - 10:30 am at the Church) Fr. Dave Boutette officiating. Cremation to follow. If you wish to donate in Dick's memory memorial donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 201 Essex would be appreciated. Family & Friends may share their memories or leave an online donation at www.reidfuneralhome.ca
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