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BENNETT, John Henry Jr.
BENNETT - John Henry Jr. Died on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law in San Antonio, TX after a lengthy illness. In Hospice care for only two days prior to his death, Mr. Bennett died peacefully in his sleep. Mr. Bennett loved Buffalo, NY and was a resident for over 60 years. He was employed at the R.J. Reynolds, Nabisco Brand Inc. Warehouse on Urban St. in Buffalo, where he retired after 40 years working as a Fork Lift Operator. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife of 58 years, Rebecca Bennett; three daughters: Sarah Odens, Barbara Bennett and Ernestine (Dannie) Howard; two sisters Julia Lang and Sarah Torrence; six sisters-in-law; one brother-in-law,;10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church, 314 East Ferry St., Buffalo. Visiting hour to begin at 11 AM with Funeral Services at 12 noon. Interment immediately following at St. Matthews Cemetery, 180 Old French Rd., West Seneca, NY. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME INC., 995 Genesee St., Buffalo.