John B. “Jack” Bevenour, Sr.
November 1, 1931 - February 6, 2022
John B. “Jack” Bevenour, Sr., age 90, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 6, 2022.
Born in Philadelphia, PA, on November 1, 1931, he was a son of the late James and Regina (Keffer) Bevenour. Jack proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy and made his career as a design engineer supervisor for the DuPont Co. In his leisure time, he enjoyed golfing, bowling, poker and collecting baseball cards. He had a big personality and a generous heart. Jack loved his God, his Helen and his family.
In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his son, John Bevenour, Jr.; son-in-law, John Hafycz; and siblings, Joseph Bevenour, James Bevenour, Jay Bevenour, Janet McCarthy, Joyce DiBonaventuro, Jerome Bevenour and Joel Bevenour. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Helen M. (Lee) Bevenour; children, Roy Bevenour (Pam) of Newark, Edward Bevenour (Arleen) of Harleysville, PA, Raymond Bevenour (Elizabeth), Theresa Hafycz of Newark, Ellen Mullen (Michael) of Newark and Mark Bevenour (Sherri) of Manayunk, PA; sisters, JoAnne Higgins and Jeanne Bucher; brother, Bud Bevenour; grandchildren- Andy, Aaron, Adam, EJ, Nicholas, Michael, Matthew, Taylor, Nick, John, Shane, Paul, Joel, Caitlyn, Leigha, Mike, Maura and Genevieve; and 5 great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to express special thanks to Compassionate Care Hospice, especially Christine and Griswold Home Care, especially Vashti.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, February 18, 2022, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 819 Cathedral Road, Philadelphia, PA 19128, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s name to Northern Children’s Services, 5301 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128; northernchildren.org