John J. Bennett of Westhampton Beach died at Stony Brook Hospital on February 11. He was 79.
Mr. Bennett was a U.S. Navy veteran and a 30-year resident of Floral Park. He worked at Consolidated Edison for 42 years. He enjoyed fishing, movies set in the Old West, and growing tomatoes.
Mr. Bennett is survived by a son, Sean, and daughter-in-law, Constance, of Fairfield, Connecticut, a sister, Mary, of Astoria; and two brothers, Arthur of Sarasota, Florida and William of Flushing. He is also survived by two grandchildren; Harrison and Georgia. He was predeceased by his wife Hannah “Joan” (née Fitzgerald) and a brother, Thomas.
Visitation was on February 14 at Follett and Werner Funeral Home in Westhampton Beach. A funeral Mass was held on February 15 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Interment took place at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Cutchogue.