Ira Eugene Bennett
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AGE: 64 • Hazlet
Ira Eugene Bennett left this earth on May 15, 2013. On this earth Ira was closest to and is survived by his only and beloved sister and caretaker Eleanor "Nunnie" Bodtmann. Ira was the youngest child and only son of Ira and Viola Bennett to whom he has returned in heaven. Ira worked for many years in the area as a retail manager for several major retailers including Bradlees and Target. Ira was an avid hunter and fisherman but Ira's true talent excelled in his artistic ability as a painter and he was a sought after tattoo artist.
Ira is further survived by his children June Martino of Eatontown and Erich Bennett of Sea Bright, his niece, Kimberly Bodtmann Leahey; nephew, Michael Bodtmann and many grandchildren and cousins
Ira will be dearly missed by his whole family, rest in peace.
Services are private under the direction of John F. Pfleger Funeral Home, Middletown. To send condolences please visit www.pflegerfh.com.
John F. Pfleger Funeral Home
115 Tindall Road Middletown, NJ 07748
Published in Asbury Park Press on May 19, 2013