KANE - Mary Ann Bennett, 80, of 2 Greeves St., Kane, formerly of DeYoung, died unexpectedly Monday evening (April 28, 2014) at Kane Community Hospital.
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Born Dec. 17, 1933, in Muzette, Forest County, she was the daughter of Lias and Gertrude Finlaw Irwin. She had been married to Samuel E. "Bud" Maze, who died in 1960. On July 31, 1965, in Kane, she married William Bennett, who survives.
Mary Ann had worked at Stackpole in Kane for more than 26 years.
She was active in the community and in the First Baptist Church, where she had been secretary, treasurer, served on various boards, and belonged to the Church Women United. She also belonged to the Kane Senior Center.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are three daughters, Lois (Robert) Miller of Panorama City, Calif., Toni (John) Agens of Kane and Amy (Ken) Beers of DeYoung; two sisters, Jesse "Peg" Hoover of Lucinda and Genevieve "Midge" Confer of Kane; and her twin brother, James Irwin of Salamanca, N.Y. Two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive.
Preceding her in death, besides her first husband and parents, are a son, David Bennett; a granddaughter, Heidi Agens; five brothers; and four sisters.
Friends may call at the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, and may attend a service at the First Baptist Church in Kane at noon with the Rev. Bruce Kumher, pastor, and the Rev. Bob Lynch, retired pastor there, co-officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 257, Kane, PA 16735.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.ronaldmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.
Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home
103 South Fraley Street
Kane, PA 16735
Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 30 to May 6, 2014