Mary M. Bennie

Mary M Bennie, 88, of Moosic, died Thursday, April 18.

Born in Moosic on June 28, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Agnes Coleman Bennie. She was a 1942 graduate of Moosic High School. She was a member of Queen of the Apostles Parish (formerly St. Mary's), Avoca.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed by Aetna Insurance Co. and was also a beautician.

She is survived by sisters, Agnes Loftus; Joan Bennie; and Mildred Cesare and husband, Carl, all of Moosic; two brothers, William and wife, Joann; and James Bennie and wife, Genevieve, both of Moosic; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters, Ann, Moosic; and Margaret Johnson, Dunellen, N.J.; and brothers, Robert F. and Thomas J. Bennie, both of Moosic.

Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at Queen of the Apostles Church, Avoca, to be celebrated by the Rev. Philip J. Sladicka. Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery, Avoca.

Friends may call Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Queen of the Apostles Church, 715 Hawthorne Street, Avoca, PA 18641.

Arrangements entrusted to Michael P. Glinsky Funeral Home, Olyphant. Visit

Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 19, 2013