Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc.

312 East Locust Street, Clearfield, PA


Margaret J. Bennett

April 23, 1931February 9, 2020

Margaret J. Bennett, 88, of Clearfield, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Mt. Laurel Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 23, 1931 in Glen Richey, the daughter of Albert and Margaret (Gill) Johnson. Mrs. Bennett was a graduate of Clearfield High School, class of 1949. She had assisted her husband Harold in various ways at The Bennett Funeral Home, which he founded in 1957 at its present location in Clearfield, becoming The Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. in 1977. She also worked at and retired from the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare. Mrs. Bennett was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church of Clearfield where she was active in the Friendship Class, helped with Sunday School and in the church kitchen and was involved with the rebuilding of the church after the fire of 1968. She was also involved in the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed playing cards with the Merry Widows Group, watching Steelers and Penn State football and was an excellent seamstress. Margaret is survived by her children; Stephen H. Bennett and his wife Debbie and Ann Marie Martell and her husband Steve, all of Clearfield, three grandchildren; Andy Lemmo (Jessica), Kimberly Cowder and Victoria Bennett, six great grandchildren; Caleb, Jacob, Jayden, Bryson, Liliahnna and Jenson, a brother, Albert Lee Johnson of Virginia and three nephews; Kirk, David and Mark Johnson. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Harold Bennett whom she married February 21, 1952 and who passed away September 14, 1990. Funeral Services will be held at the Bennett and Houser Funeral Home, Inc. of Clearfield on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM with Dr. C. Frederick Ralston and Pastor T. J. McCabe co-officiating. Interment will be in Crown Crest Memorial Park. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM and on Thursday from 1:00 PM until the hour of services. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 121 S. 2nd Street, Clearfield, PA 16830 or Joseph and Elizabeth Shaw Public Library, 1 S. Front Street, Clearfield, PA 16830. To send online tributes go to www.bennettandhouser.com or www.mem.com


  • Funeral Services Thursday, February 13, 2020


Margaret J. Bennett

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kathy rippey

February 14, 2020

I'm saddened to hear of your loss. I will keep you all in my prayers. Keep strong and keep your faith in God.

Patricia Suponcic

February 12, 2020

Dear Stephen, Debbie, Ann and Seve,
My deepest sympathy to all of you, I have so many fond memories of Margaret Ann over the years. She was just such a sweet and caring person. Please know I am thinking of you during this sad time. Love Patty