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Mary Jane Diehl Bennett

April 22, 1935 January 19, 2018
Mary Jane Diehl Bennett
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Mary Jane (Diehl) Bennett, 82, of Milton, passed away Friday January 19, 2018 at the Milton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Milton.

Born April 22, 1935 in Grampian, PA, she was the daughter of Meirl and Lerena (Wassam) Haag. She had worked for the Milton Shoe Factory Cafeteria and also the former Ames Department. She had also worked for H & R Block as a tax return preparer. She was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Milton.

She was first wed to Donald Keith Diehl who preceded her in death on January 24, 1984. She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son Duane A. Diehl, a sister Helen Seaburn and a brother Lawrence E. Haag.

She wed Gilbert H. Bennett on December 28, 1985 who survives along with 2 daughters Bonnie Jane Stevenson and husband Michael of St. Thomas, PA and Darla M. Treese of Montgomery, PA, 3 step-children Larry A. Sheets and wife Susan and Sylvia L. Eschbach and husband Rollin both of Milton and Gary W. Bennett and wife Donna pf McEwansville, PA.

Also surviving are 7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, 8 step grandchildren, 3 step great grandchildren and a sister Darlene Y. Smith and husband Charles of Falls Creek, PA.

At the request of Mrs. Bennett there will be no public visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church, Main Street Grampian, PA 16838 on Tuesday January 23, 2018 at 10:30 AM, with the Reverend Father L. Stephen Collins as celebrant. Interment will be in the St. Bonaventure Cemetery Walltown Road Grampian.

The family suggests contributions be made to either The American Cancer Society 108R N. Second Street Suite 1B Clearfield, PA 16830 or Catholic Charities 112 Market Street Sunbury, PA 17801

Online condolences may be made to the family at

The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church

461 Main Street
P.O. Box F
Grampian, PA 16838

Mass of Christian Burial

St. Bonaventure Roman Catholic Church
461 Main Street Grampian 16838 PA
United States

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St. Bonaventure Cemetery Final Resting Place

306 Walnut Street
Curwensville, PA 16833

306 Walnut Street Curwensville 16833 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Catholic Charities

112 Market Street
Sunbury, PA 17801

American Cancer Society

108R North Second Street
Suite 1B
Clearfield,, PA 16830

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