April 7, 1947 - November 3, 2017
Waverly, New York
November 3, 2017
April 7, 1947
Elmira, New York
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 4:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY
Gerald “Gerry” E. Bennett, 70 of Waverly passed away on November 3, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.
He was predeceased by his parents, Lloyd and Fannie Bennett; daughter, Jody Bennett; and father and mother-in-law, Frank and Dorothy Wilson.
Gerry is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Jane Wilson Bennett; children, Shaun (Melissa) Bennett of Waverly, and Shannon (Eric) Sibley of Monroeton, PA; brothers, Ray (Cheryl) Bennett of VA, Don (Jean Bloss) Bennett of Elmira, Norman Bennett of Owego, and Bob (Chris) Bennett of St. Johns, Newfoundland; grandchildren, Gavin, Elizabeth Bennett and Joshua Alamo; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
Gerry worked for IBM in Owego for 22 years and was a proud Air Force Veteran. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and sports. He was an avid fan of the Yankees and NY Giants. He coached many sports and could always be found cheering on his grandkids and watching them.
A time of calling will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 2 to 4 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 4 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly with Pastor William Wells officiating and where full Military Honors will be accorded. Those wishing to send a private message of sympathy to Gerry’s family may visit our Facebook page or by sending a private message of sympathy in “Obituaries” at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com