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Geraldine Bentley

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1943 - 2015 BENNINGTON Geraldine E. Bentley, age 72, a resident of North Branch St. died on Sunday, November 8, 2015 at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield, MA following a long illness. She was born in Milton, NY on April 10, 1943 and was the daughter of the late Philip and Laura (Ruggles) Dorey. She received her in education in New York State. She married Duane Bentley, Sr. on February 3, 1972. Mr. Bentley survives. Geraldine enjoyed playing bingo and cards. She was a member of the Moose Club in Bennington. She had a great sense of humor and was a very funny lady. Survivors besides her husband include her children: Norman Allen of Lake George, NY, Bonnie Allen and her husband, Randy Wadsworth of Keene, NH, and Vickey Allen of Bennington. Her step-children include; Duane Bentley, Jr. and his companion, Denise Gates of Bennington, Lisa Gamache of North Adams, MA and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grand-children. She leaves three sisters; Laura Mitchell of Ballston Spa, NY, Eleanor Fitzgerald of Ballston Spa, NY and Betty Allen of FL. Geraldine has several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her sister, Julia Clause, and her brothers, Edward Dorey, Billy Dorey and Philip Dorey, Jr. FUNERAL NOTICE: Friends may call at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home in Bennington on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 from 6 until 8p.m. Graveside committal services will take place on Thursday, November 12 at 2p.m. at White Chapel Cemetery, in Bennington. Guestbook condolences may be made at : www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net
Published in Bennington Banner on Nov. 10, 2015
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