Honeoye: Peacefully at home on October 10, 2017 at age 73 years. Predeceased by siblings; Frederick Bennett Jr., Constance Baldwin, Charlotte Rowell, and best friend Peter Rawson. Survived by his wife of 51 years, Linda (Baker) Bennett of Honeoye and sons; Frederick (Becky) Bennett of FL and Keith Bennett of PA. Also survived by grandchildren; Amethyst, Rayzel, Ian, Gerik, Hannah, and Drew; close friends Dan DeRosa and Steve Rosenberger, and many nieces & nephews.
Don Bennett, age 73 & 30 year resident on Honeoye Lake, succombed after 6 years of fighting cancer. He was dedicated to his family, friends, church, he was a worldly traveler, an avid fisherman and contributor to the community. He was known by all for his boisterous laughter and larger than life personality! He is missed already!
Friends may call on Friday, October 27th, from 5-7pm at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home Inc., 8624 Main Street, Rte 20A, Honeoye, NY. Don’s Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 28th, at 1pm at the Honeoye United Church of Christ, 8758 Main Street, Honeoye, NY 14471. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Honeoye United Church of Christ at the address above, Ontario-Yates Hospice, 759 Pre-Emption Road, Geneva, NY 14456, the Nature Conservancy of Central and Western New York, 1048 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14607 or the Honeoye Valley Association, PO Box 165, Honeoye, NY 14471. To send a condolence or share a memory please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com