Jennie Lynn (Bennett) Strickler
November 10, 1971 - September 29, 2019
Jennie Lynn (Bennett) Strickler, age 47, of Elkton, MD and formerly of Delaware City, DE, passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019.
Born in Wilmington, DE on November 10, 1971, she was a daughter of Martha L. (Cornog) Bennett and the late William H. Bennett. Jennie earned her associates degree in nursing from Delaware Technical Community College. She worked as a hospice nurse for Heartland Hospice and prior to that enjoyed her time as a psychiatric nurse.
Jennie loved listening to music, especially rock and riding with Eric on the back of his motorcycle. She adored her cats and watching cooking shows. More than anything else, Jennie loved her husband and daughters and spending time with her beloved family.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her sister, Stephanie Love Curlett. Jennie is survived by mother, Martha; her husband, Eric J. Strickler; daughters, Lauren Brook Dykes and Haley Star Strickler; sister, LouAnn Bennett; best friend, Shannon Dawn Carter; and many nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 5 pm on Friday, October 11, 2019, at Ebenezer U.M. Church, 309 Clinton Street, Delaware City, DE, where a Celebration of Life will begin at 5 pm. Interment will be held at a later date in Old Drawyers Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jennie’s memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation at JDRF, 26 Broadway, 14th floor, New York, NY 10004.