Jack Harry Bennett Sunday, March 20, 1932 - Friday, December 2, 2016

Jack Harry Bennett, 84, a resident of the Philipsburg Towers and formerly of Port Matilda, passed away Friday, December 2, 2016 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born March 20, 1932 in Port Matilda, he was a son of the late Harry & Sarah Ruth (Lewis) Bennett. Jack faithfully attended Port Matilda United Methodist Church and enjoyed hanging out at Lykens Market in Port Matilda. He worked for Crain Lumber Company for more than 50 years. On August 18, 1979 in Philipsburg, he married Mildred J. (Carter) Bennett, who survives. Also surviving is a daughter Abby Bennett and her significant other Lee Gunter of Munson; three step daughters Linda Rodger and her husband Michael of Chester Hill, Joanie English and her husband Barry of Allport and Rebecca Hubler and her husband Alvin of Munson; two grandchildren Alonna Gunter and her husband Dustin and Jordan Gunter; 9 step grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren Austin and Alivia Gunter; 16 step great grandchildren; and his two best friends Bobbie Jo Dixon Hughes and his cat Blackie. In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by two brothers Leroy and Charles and two sisters Helen Wighaman and Mary Peters. A funeral service will be held at the Lanse Evangelical Free Church, 255 Cotohisc Rd., Lanse, on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 11:00 am with Pastor Sam Reese officiating. Burial will be at the Port Matilda Cemetery. Friends will be received at the David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home on Tuesday, December 6, from 6 to 8 pm and at the church on Wednesday from 10:30-11am. Memorial Contributions in Jack’s memory may be made to Centre County PAWS, 1401 Trout Rd. State College, PA 16801. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.dahlgrenfuneralhome.com

Join us on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 11:00am

255 Cotohisc Rd. Lanse, PA 16849

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. He sure was a great friend and dedicated worker.

Jack and Jeanne Woodring