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William G. Bennett

September 13, 1935 - April 27, 2020


Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

April 27, 2020



Birth Date:

September 13, 1935

Birth Place:

Waverly, New York

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William G. Bennett

William G. Bennett, 84, of Waverly passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020 as a result of complications for the COVID-19 virus.

He was predeceased by his parents, John T. and Velma Grace Leonard Bennett; brothers, Fred A. and Robert J. Bennett; daughter, Cathy Lyn Bennett; and his daughter; Billie Jo Bennett. 

Bill is survived by his wife of 57 years, Nancy Capwell Bennett of Waverly; his first wife, Helen Bennett of Sparks, NV; children, John Neibel and Nancy Neibel, both of Manheim Germany and their mother, Lisa Neibel; special nephew, Thomas (Maria) Bennett; special niece, Sharon Bennett Metzner; brothers and sisters-in-law; Kenneth (Michelle) Capwell of Waverly, and James (Donna) Capwell of Sayre, PA; uncle Britt Leonard of Willseyville, NY; special cousins, Barbara Bennett of Nichols; nephew, John Dishler; niece, Kathy Milstead; along with  many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews and many wonderful friends and neighbors.  A special “Thank You” to all who shared in Bill’s life. 

Bill served in the US Army from 1954-1957 serving in Manheim, Germany with the 25th USAR Tank Battalion and was honorably discharged.  He worked for over 33 years at Westinghouse in Elmira.  He enjoyed watching TV, playing his Martin Guitars, Chevy trucks and sitting on the porch watching the trains go by.

The family is being assisted by the Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Bill’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at

Sympathy Messages

From: Dounia Ehrets
I’m so terribly sorry for your loss . As you know I loved Bill like a family member . I will always remember him and you especially when I look at the picture you gave  me of the two of you . I send you my love and prayers.

From: Dora Cohen
Dear Nancy... So sorry to read of Billy's passing.. Grew up with Bill right up the road.. I  know his health had been declining, so now hes no longer suffering.. Remember the good times, and it will help with the loss.
Take care, stay safe.
With sincere sympathy, 
Dora (Vanderpool) Cohen

From: Octive Healey
Dear Nancy, my condolences on the passing of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Octive Healey

From: Matt & Mindy Hessler
My heart goes out to you. Please call us if you need anything. You have always taken care of everyone else, I think it's time to take a little time for yourself. We are so sorry for your loss. XOXOXO

From: Dee Holt
The words cannot express how very sorry i am about Bill.  Please know your in my thoughts and prayers. He was a wonderful person.  I send all my love to you at this time and always.  God be with you today and always

From: Janet Dishler
Dear Nancy, I am so sorry to hear about Bill.

From: Nancy Moore
Sorry to hear about Bill passing.  He will be missed.  Prayers and strength for you.

From: VFW Post 1536, Sayre
Please accept our deepest sympathy.

From: Carol Carey
Nancy, I am so sorry to hear of Bills passing. Know that he is happy to be back home, and may you find peace in your heart.  Sincerely, Carol Carey

From: Kathy Milstead
I wish I could be there with you Aunt Nancy. Prayers for you. Hope to come home when things clear up! Love you

From: Rita Rimbey
Nancy, I was so sorry to hear about Bill's passing, I actually just heard about it.You are in my thoughts and prayers. 
I was glad that I saw you at Elderwood in March, I think about you often.


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