Mary “ Betty” Bennett, 88, of West Grove, died Sunday, June 19, at Season’s Hospice at Christiana Hospital. She was the wife of Clifford “Kip” Bennett, who died on June 18, and with whom she shared 68 years of marriage.
Born in Coatesville, she was the daughter of the late Wilmer S. and Mary Walker Montgomery.
Betty was a billing clerk for Kennett Dental in Kennett Square, for 8 years retiring in 1990. Prior to that she was a billing clerk for 15 years at Jackson-Durning, MD in Kennett Square.
She was a member of the Avon Grove Church of the Nazarene . She enjoyed being with her family and friends and especially enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Robert A. Bennett and his wife Donna L. of Ocala, Fla. and Thomas W. Bennett and his wife Barbara Sue of Middletown, Del.; one daughter, Barbara Anne Gentry and her husband Bruce of West Grove; two brothers, James W. Montgomery of Warner Robbins, Ga. and Robert E. Montgomery of Akron, Pa.; nine grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
You are invited to visit with her family and friends from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, at the Avon Grove Church of the Nazarene, 240 East State Road in West Grove. A funeral service for both Betty and her husband will follow at 1. Burial will be in New Garden Friends Cemetery in New Garden.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.griecocares.com
Arrangements by the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home in West Grove.