Meadville Tribune

April 11, 2013

Robert J. Bennett

Meadville Tribune

COCHRANTON — Robert Jonathan Bennett, 63, of Cochranton, entered into rest with Jesus Christ on Tuesday, April 9, 2013.

Born Sept. 11, 1949, in Miami, he was a son of Orville and Dorothy Narramore Bennett, who preceded him in death as well as his brother, Richard, all of Florida.

A graduate of Gannon University in Erie, Bob was employed by Meadville Medical Center in the X-ray department for 35 years.

Bob was an avid surfer, and particularly enjoyed surfing in Mexico. He was a great fitness enthusiast and also enjoyed gardening and photography. He was especially blessed to have Linda Grose, Ralph Joslin and Frannie Stone in his life, who encouraged him in his spiritual growth.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Hollands Bennett of Cochranton; a son, Stephen H. Bennett of Edinboro; a daughter, Carrie Bennett Woge and her husband, Robert Woge, of Guys Mills; four grandchildren, Jonathan Woge, Madelyn Woge, Jacob Woge and Megan Woge; and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Linda and Glenn Grose of Kennerdell.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home and Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville, with the memorial service held at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, National Center, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231.