Earle Bennett

Obituary of Earle C. Bennett

ILION - Mr. Earle C. Bennett, 64, of Ilion, New York, passed away on Tuesday evening, June 29, 2021. He was born on April 3, 1957, in Ilion, New York, the son of Robert S. Bennett and Virginia (Blaisdell) Bennett. He was raised and educated in Ilion, graduating with the Ilion High School, Class of 1976. In his early years he was an avid hunter and enjoyed snowmobiling. He had spent many years selling Christmas trees and making wreaths at his Tree Lot in Ilion. Later in life the simplest pleasures brought great joy to Earle, having coffee and doing his daily scratch off’s with friends at Stewart’s in Ilion. Earle was a very caring person, always willing to help someone out. He is survived by his beloved mother, Virginia Bennett; his three daughters: Leigh Parks-Brewer and husband, John, of Ilion, Brooke Palumbo and husband, Matthew, of Frankfort and Nicole Bennett, of Frankfort; grandchildren: Ryan Parks and Blake & Levi Palumbo; his siblings: Raymond Bennett and wife, Sandy, Jeanne Ganey, Kathy Gardner and husband, John, Sharon Carlisimo and husband, Peter, Liz Bennett (sister-in-law); as well as many nieces and nephews. A special thank you to Cookie & Michelle for always being there. Earle was predeceased by: Robert S. Bennett (father); Bertha Bennett (sister); Robert H. Bennett (brother); and Ryan Parks (son-in-law). Family is invited to attend a graveside memorial service on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at 10:00am, at the Armory Hill Cemetery, in Ilion, New York. Family and Friends are welcome to join the Celebration of Life following the services at 11:00am at the St. Francis Society, in Frankfort, New York. For those wishing to do so, in lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Ilion Fire Department and Ambulance, 1 Central Ave., Ilion, NY 13357. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Enea & Ciaccia Family Funeral Home, 4309 Acme Rd., (Town of Frankfort), Ilion, NY, Funeral Directors Harry J. Enea, Jr., Kevin E. Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia (315) 894-8000.
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Graveside Memorial Service

10:00 am
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Armory Hill Cemetery
Benedict Ave.
Ilion, New York, United States
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