Irene F. Bennett Irene F. Bennett, 92, of Mercersburg, passed away at 8:10 p.m. June 23, 2014, at her home. Born November 27, 1921, at Little Cove, PA she was a daughter of the late George Edward and Nannie Myers Pine. She was a homemaker most of her life. She was a former employee at Fairchild Industries, Corning Glass and Heisey Orchards. Irene loved making Sunday dinners and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed gardening. Her husband, Marvin S. "Barney" Bennett, died August 3, 1984. Surviving family include a daughter, Diane K. and her husband Denny Bowers of Mercersburg; three sons, Wayne M. and his wife Mary Bennett and Ronald L. and his wife Rhonda Bennett, all of Greencastle, and Richard L. and his wife Jan Bennett of Mercersburg; 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Irene was preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Bennett who passed December 20, 2002; a grandson, Jerry W. Bennett who passed October 11, 2013; and eight brothers and eight sisters. She was the last of her immediate family Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday June 26, 2014 at Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc., Mercersburg, with Pastors Paul A. Martin and Kenneth Pool officiating. Burial will be at Stone Church Cemetery of Little Cove. Viewing 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. www.lininger-fries.com
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Lininger-Fries Funeral Home, Inc.
47 North Park Avenue
Mercersburg, PA 17236
Published in Public Opinion on June 25, 2014