John C. Bennett


John C. Bennett, 91, of Trevorton, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019, at Mountain View: A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coal Township.
He was born June 5, 1927, in Onego W.Va., a son of the late Edward and Edna (Whitecotton) Bennett. John was raised by his foster mother, the late Beulah Varacalli. On June 19, 1971, he married the former Ellen M. Whary who survives.

John was a graduate of Harman High School Harman, W.Va.
He retired from the Sunbury Textile Mills.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Trevorton.

John enjoyed hunting and the outdoors and was a friendly caring and generous person.

In addition to his wife of 47 years, he is survived by one daughter, Pamela Short of Maryland; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Jackie Jackson and Janice Phillips; two brothers, Harlan Bennett and Ralph Lamb; and one sister, Maggie Huffman.

A viewing will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 12, at the Robert G. Foust Jr. Funeral Home, 841 W. Shamokin St., Trevorton, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor Duane Tupper Officiating.
Burial will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Trevorton Road.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John's memory to First Baptist Church, 510 S. Ninth St., Trevorton, PA 17881.
Published on April 10, 2019
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Elaine Houser
Apr 11, 2019
John always greeted me with a smile and a compliment as I left church 💒 Sunday mornings. I know he'll greet me again some day. May you find peace and joy in your memories. God bless you and keep you in his embrace.
Rolly and Linda
Apr 11, 2019
Please accept our condolences on the passing of John. Rolly was just telling me about a joke he said to him when he saw Rolly in shorts for the first time
"I saw better legs on a table".
Our prayers are with you.