Mabel "Mickey" Bennett
February 7, 1921 – June 11, 2018
Mabel “Mickey” Clara (Crandall) Bennett, 97, formerly of Davenport Center, passed away Monday, June 11, 2018 at Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT.
She was born in Davenport Center, NY on February 7, 1921 and was a 1938 graduate of Oneonta High School. Before her retirement, she worked at Charlotte Valley Central School as a School Aide from 1974 - 1999. Prior to that, she was a devoted homemaker who cared deeply for her family.
She is remembered as a woman who exuded love, strength, caring and perseverance in her presence and life. She enjoyed and was talented at vegetable and flower gardening, cooking and baking. Her passions included listening to and attending country music concerts, crocheting, Yankees baseball, feeding and watching the birds and watching her great grandson’s soccer games. She loved children and had a special way with them.
Mickey was cherished by the following survivors, her granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Brenda M. and Robert Pantalone; her great grandson, Joshua T. Pantalone; several cousins and close friends and the family dog, Sparkle.
She was predeceased by her former husband, Gordon L. Bennett and her daughter Sandra L. Keator. Friends and relatives are invited to greet the family on Sunday, June 24 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Bennett Funeral Home, 91 N. Cliff Street, Ansonia, CT. At 4:30 p.m., a service will be held with the Rev. Martha Epstein officiating.
Friends and relatives are invited to greet the family on Tuesday, June 26 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. at Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Main Street, Oneonta, NY where a funeral service will take place at 1:00 p.m., with the Rev. Judith Thistle officiating. Burial will follow at the Davenport Cemetery.
Donations in Mickey’s memory may be made to the Mabel Bennett Scholarship Fund at Charlotte Valley Central School with checks payable to CVCS and mailed to: 15611 State Highway 23, Davenport, NY 13750 or the charity of your choice.
Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting www.bookhoutfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.
- Visitation Tuesday, June 26, 2018
- Funeral Service Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Mabel "Mickey" Bennett
June 18, 2018
See you on the playground............
June 17, 2018
My deepest condolences to you and the family on the loss of your grandmother. Know that I am thinking of you and you are in my prayers.🙏🙏🙏
June 16, 2018
Brenda,Bob, and Josh,
The sweet memories I have of Mickey will stay in my heart forever. Blessings to all of you. Love, Tamara