Lawrence “Larry” J. Bennett, 88, of Burton, passed away peacefully early Monday morning, March 8th, 2021 at UH-Geauga Medical Center. He was born in Garfield Height, OH on August 30th, 1932 to the late Clarence and Cecilia (Yarham) Bennett. Larry later married Audrey Fassett on September 27th, 1950.
He enjoyed being a cement truck driver at Collinwood Concrete but eventually retired after 50 years on the job. Larry was also a devout member of the Chagrin Falls Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness for 61 years. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Larry further liked taking walks and became quite the arborist as he could identify just about every species of trees he would come across.
Larry will be deeply missed by: his loving wife of 70 years, Audrey; children, Rickey (Kathleen) Bennett, Debra Bennett, Cheryl (Patrick) Barta, Michelle (Thomas) LaPlante; grandchildren, Jeremie (Debbie) Bennett, Kristin (Jimmy) Johnson, Nathan (Janice) Bennett, Zachary Bennett, Ashley Zins, Heather Zins, Taylor Bennett, Leah (Ryan) Sackman, Jared LaPlante, Justin LaPlante; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert (Barb) Bennett; sister, Lenore Klepach; and many niece, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He is preceded in death by: his parents; 2 brothers; and 1 sister.
A ZOOM MEMORIAL SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT 3 P.M., SUNDAY, MARCH 14TH, 2021 AT THE CHAGRIN FALLS KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESS. Please look in the note section below for the Zoom login information.
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