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BENNETT, Deaune (Dwyer)

BENNETT - Deaune (nee Dwyer)
87 years old, of South Buffalo and Hamburg, NY, died Wednesday, August 6, 2014, with close family and friends by her side. The beautiful wife of Raymond J. Bennett for 64 years; mother of Raymond Bennett and Michele (Dennis) Donovan; mother-in-law of Laurie Bennett; grandmother of Natalie, Joey (Kate), Devon (Michael), Maggie, Charlie, Brendan and Greg; great-grandmother of Ryan, Emma, Maggie and Cullen; godmother of Mary Frances Ostrowski, Marie Fredericks, Robert Reittinger and Jeanie Klein. Born in Buffalo to Gwen and Jack Dwyer in 1927. Attended grade school #29 and South Park High School and graduated from Deaconess School of Nursing in 1947. Enjoyed reading, poetry, sunsets and summers in Van Buren. A wonderful mother, wife and friend of many. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, August 19 at 6 PM at St. Ambrose Church, 65 Ridgewood Rd. Deaune was an avid reader. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Dog Ears Bookstore Poetry/Writing Programs, 688 Abbott Rd., Buffalo, NY 14220. Arrangements by DANIEL J. LEONARD FUNERAL SERVICE.

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