LaVerne Dorothy Bennett

February 5, 1921March 26, 2018

LaVerne D. Bennett, 97, (nee Hewitt) originally of Schaefferstown died on March 26, 2018 in Centennial, CO. LaVerne was born in Schaefferstown in 1921 to William and Frances Hewitt. LaVerne graduated in 1942 from Penn State with a degree in Home Economics. She wed Charles Bennett in 1944 and lived in Florida, Illinois and Colorado. She is survived by her daughter, Jane Thurik of Kirkland, WA, by her son, Bill Bennett of Centennial, CO, by 8 grandchildren and by 12 great grandchildren. Her son, Brad Bennett of Englewood CO and sister, Alta Schoener preceded her in death. Her long- time friend since 1st grade was June Horst of Schaefferstown. Services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, April 4th at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1432 Heidelberg Ave., Schaefferstown. She will be laid to rest in the Schaefferstown Cemetery. Rather than sending flowers, the family asks that a donation be made to St. Luke Lutheran Church, P. O. Box 278, Schaefferstown, PA 17088 in her memory or a charity of their choice. Clauser Funeral Home, Inc. is handling her arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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