BENNETT Rev. Dr. Marcus G. Bennett, Sr., born on December 25, 1925 in New Bedford, MA to the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Sarah Bennett. Rev. Dr. Bennett, Sr. is the loving husband of 66 years to Mattie M. Bennett, loving father to Marcus Bennett, Jr., Matthew, Michael and Marcia Bennett, Michelle Johnson, Meri Williams and Joann Busby; Rev. Dr. Bennett, Sr. pastored Bethel Pentecostal Church for 41 years before his retirement in May 2013. He is survived by two brothers Alexander and Warren “Ben” Bennett; ten grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and other family and friends. There will be a Wake on Monday, August 19, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Bethel Pentecostal Church, 112 Humboldt Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02121. Tuesday, August 20 a Viewing will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 AM followed by Funeral Service at 11:00 O’clock at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 230 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA 02119. Interment: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Mattapan, MA. Funeral arrangements entrusted to: Riley Funeral Home. For online condolences please visit us at: www.rileyantoinefuneralhome.com
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Published in Boston Herald on Aug. 17, 2013