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Allan Duane Bennett

April 30, 1932 - June 3, 2020

Allan Duane Bennett, age 88, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020.

Born in Clairton, PA on April 30, 1932, he was a son of the late John Kirk and Christiana (Blush) Bennett. Allan worked as a salesman for Guardian Protection Services. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing bridge or gardening, especially caring for his raspberry bushes. Allan was a member of the Newark Senior Center.

Allan is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Rebecca J. (Deck) Bennett; children, Gary A. Bennett (Katrina) of St. Albans, WV, Gregory S. Bennett (Margaret) of Nitro, WV, Susan R. Bennett of Hurricane, WV, Tami J. Bennett of Kincaid, WV and Donald “Doug” Bennett (Julie) of Cross Lanes, WV; stepdaughter, Catherine M. Moore of Reading, PA; siblings, David Bennett (Lois), William Bennett (Mary Ann), Larry Bennett (Judy), Kathleen Mills and Vivian Malits; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Allan’s memory to Newark Senior Center, 200 White Chapel Drive, Newark, DE 19713.

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5 Guestbook messages for Allan Duane Bennett

  • Becky ~ I’m so sorry to hear of Allan’s passing. I’m sure this has been a very hard time for you and your family especially during this Corona pandemic and not being able to visit with him if he was in the hospital as well as the services that must be minimal during this time. Please know that my prayers and condolences are with you and your family during this time and the days to come.

  • I am sorry to hear of your passing. I pray for God’s grace for you and strength for your family.

  • Becky, I am very sorry for the loss of your husband, Allan. I wish the Newark Senior Center were open so your Newark Senior Center family could be more with you in this difficult time.

  • Duane was a great uncle that always had wonderful stories to listen to. He will be greatly missed and I loved spending time with him when I did. He is looking down on us now from heaven knowing that he led a great life. Thoughts and prayers to all family members of this to in tour lives.

    Love always,
    Your nephew
    James N. Bennett

  • Dear Becky – We were so very sorry to hear about Dwayne’s death, and grieved that the coronavirus created additional hardships for the whole family. We are holding you up in prayer.

    In Christ,

    Kirk and Alina Bennett