John C. Bennett | 1947 - 2014 | Obituary

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John C. Bennett

Born: November 09, 1947
Died: May 25, 2014

U.S. VeteranJohn C. Bennett, 66, of Martins Ferry, OH, died Sunday, May 25, 2014 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry. He was born November 9, 1947 in Martins Ferry a son of the late John J. and Elizabeth (Pavlik) Bennett.

John retired from the Martins Ferry Plant of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Co. He was a member of American Legion Post #38, Martins Ferry, an honorary member of the Liberty Engine Co. of Martins Ferry Volunteer Fire Dept. and a former Martins Ferry City Councilmen. John was a former baseball and softball coach for Martins Ferry High School and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Surviving are his wife, Wanda L. (Alexander) Bennett, a daughter, Mellisa (Scott) Nagy of Columbus, OH, a son, John P. (Holly) Bennett of Warwood, WV, three sisters; Joan (Lucien) Clawson of Gig Harbor, WA, Joyce (John) Foster of The Villages, FL, and Judy (Robert) Fatula of St. Clairsville, OH, six grandchildren: Lauren and Cory Bennett, Rez Nagy, Alex and Carter Bennett, and Melia Nagy.

Friends will be received Wednesday, 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH where services will be held Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:00 am with Rev. Van D. Fisher officiating. Burial follows in Parkview Memorial Estates, Wheeling, WV.

Martins Ferry Fire Dept. will hold services Wednesday at 7 pm in the funeral home.

Military honors will be presented by the Belmont County Council of the American Legion, Thursday at 10:45 am prior to services at the funeral home.

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