SPARTA - John C. Bennett, 85, of Sparta, died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at home surrounded by his loving family.
John was born in Chicago, Ill., raised in Summit and moved to Sparta in 1972. He was a U.S. Navy
veteran serving in World War II
. John worked in the area as a landscaper and handyman for many years.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Ruth Fowler Bennett; three loving daughters, Robin Murphy, Barbara Sullivan and Nancy Baldwin; sister, Joy Hartshorn; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to The Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.