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Genevieve BennettOctober 14, 1921 ~ September 30, 2017 (age 95)
COVENTRY TWP. – A. Genevieve Bennett, 95, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Genevieve was born October 14, 1921 in Akron to Harrison and Ota (nee Eddy) Dye. She had worked at Echoing Ridge Residential as an LPN retiring in 1996. Genevieve was a very active member of Riverside Alliance Church where at one time she ran the nursery, lead the Ladies Prayer Group and was a Deaconess. During her quiet times she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, quilting, reading, flower gardening, baking, and spending time with her Lord.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Curtis; son, William “Bill”; brothers, Norman and Harry Dye; and sister; Dorothy Murvine.
Genevieve is survived by niece, Donna (Don) Steffens (nee Dye) and their children, Buddy Burgy, Scott, and Jyl (Jeff) Ellmaker and their children, Evelyn and Ames; special friend, Susie and Joel Shields and their children, Aaron and Maria; “nephew- once removed”, Bud Burgy; grandchildren, Paul, Bryan (Jane), Monica (Rick) Farias; great grandchildren, Halie, Colin, Crystal, Matthew (Rosie); great-great grandchildren, Harper, Harleigh, Richard and Naomi; nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; great-great nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to give a special thank you to Hospice Workers and Caregivers: Becky, Carol, Dixie, Dottie, Liza, Becki and Tonya for their love and profession care for Grandma.
Friends may call at Riverside Alliance Church, 2433 S. Main St. Akron, Ohio 44319 on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 5–7 PM. where services will be held Friday at 11:00 AM with visitation 1 hour prior to services.
Interment Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riverside Alliance Church in memory of Genevieve.