Gerald W. "Jerry" Bennett Jr., 58, of rural Milton, passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born Sept. 2, 1958, in Williamsport, a son of Beryl (Rearick) Auman, of Milton and the late Gerald W. Bennett Sr. He was married to the former Cindy Clayton and his death breaks a marital union of 30 years.
Jerry was employed by Con Agra in Milton.
He enjoyed fishing, tying flies, and woodworking.
In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by a son Joshua Shutt and his wife Amber of Massachusetts; three grandchildren Kira, Jayden and Sawyer; two sisters Elizabeth Pursley of Montandon, and Jane Lease of Milton; and a brother Preston Bennett of Milton.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Karen Swartz.
Following Jerry's wishes, private services will be conducted at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in Jerry's memory may be made to the SPCA, 2801 Bloom Road, Danville, PA 17821.
Arrangements are under the care of the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.
Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on June 14, 2017