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Gerald T. Bennett, Jr.

October 17, 1962 - August 10, 2016


Lowman, New York

Date of Death:

August 10, 2016



Birth Date:

October 17, 1962

Birth Place:

Elmira, New York

Service Information:

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the family residence at 847 Roberts Hollow Road, Lowman, NY



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Gerald T. Bennett, Jr.

Gerald “Jerry” T. Bennett, Jr., 53 of Lowman passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was predeceased by his father, Gerald T. Bennett, Sr..

Jerry is survived by his significant other of 32 years, Lisa Lewis; mother, Connie Bennett; children, Melinda Sue Bennett and Tyler James Bennett of Lowman; sister, Terri (Tim) Oman of Lowman; acquired son, Gene Purvis and family; lifelong friend, Hermie Springstead; and side kick cousin, Carl Milks.

He enjoyed his hunting, racing his #88, picking pennies and doing his scratch offs.

“I will miss you”, Connie Bennett

“Jerry you will always be so “beauiful” to sissy.  I know “I aint right” Love ya” Terri Oman

“Jerry every time I go on the hill, I know you’ll be there with me”

“Gonna miss that big hand on my shoulder and you saying to me “Good Job Kid!” or saying you’re something else,  After we pulled into victory lane.  Thank you Jerr for claiming me as your kid!  Love you and miss you!”  Gene #88

“We’ve been together through a lot.  You will be greatly missed.  All the things and memories made together as friends and saying “it’s gonna hurt” when you were riding with me.”, Herm

“We will be alright”, Lisa, Melinda and Tyler.

A celebration of Jerry’s life will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM at the family residence at 847 Roberts Hollow Road, Lowman with a dish to pass luncheon.

We would like to thank all of our family and friends for all the support over the past few weeks.

The family is being assisted by Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY.

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