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Gordon Bennett

Gordon James Bennett

Thursday, April 8th, 1943 - Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Obituary

HARTFORD

Gordon Bennett, 76, passed away on October 3, 2019 at the Glens Falls Hospital, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Gordon was born in Glens Falls, New York on April 8, 1943 the son of the late Arthur and Ella (Shannon) Bennett. Following the untimely death of his mother in 1953, Gordon was raised by his father and grandmother, Mable Shannon.

Gordon grew up in Argyle, New York where he attended Argyle Central School. In 1961 Gordon proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Following service that included the Cuban Missile Crisis, Gordon was honorably discharged in 1964. Upon his return Gordon went on to work at the General Electric Company for almost 25 years. He then finished out his working career at Finch Pruyn.

Gordon and his wife Ann had a love of travel, sharing adventures through-out Europe. Gordon was an avid outdoorsman with a love of hunting and fishing. Most of all Gordon loved his family, his memory will be cherished by all who knew him.

He was a member of the Argyle Hunting club and Adirondack Men’s Pool League.

In addition to his parents, Gordon is predeceased by his nephew Matthew Bennett.

Gordon is survived by his wife of twenty-five years, Ann Bennett of Hartford, New York, his son Jeremy Bennett and his granddaughter Olivia, his brother Roger Bennett and his wife Betsy, his nephew Courtney Bennett and his wife Katherine and their daughters, Carly, Chloe, and Cate. his niece Christen Bennett Danyow and her husband Jeremy, and their son Joseph his stepchildren, Jamie Curtis, Tim and Butch Ernest. Gordon is also survived by numerous stepchildren and their families.

The family will receive family and friends from 11-1pm on Monday, October 7, 2019 at the M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 123 Main Street, Argyle, NY 12809. A funeral service will follow the calling hours at 1pm with Rev. Patti Girard officiating. Burial with military honors will be conducted at 2:30pm following the services at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Rd, Schuylerville, NY.

Memorial donations in Gordon’s memory can be made to the Hartford Fish and Game Club, 3876 RT-196, Fort Ann, NY 12827 or the C.R. Wood Cancer c/o Glens Falls Hospital Foundation 126 South St. Glens Falls, NY 12801. To leave online condolences please visit www.kilmerfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to thank Dr. Darci Grubbs, Nikole Delair and all the staff on tower two for their care and compassion.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, October 7th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home - Argyle
    Address
    123 Main Street
    ARGYLE, NY 12809
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, October 7th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, October 7th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    M. B. Kilmer Funeral Home- Argyle
    Address
    123 Main Street
    Argyle, NY 12809
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Patti Girard
  • Interment

    Location
    Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    Address
    200 Duell Road
    SCHUYLERVILLE, NY 12871
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Burial will conducted at 2:30pm with military honors.

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Barbara L Liebig

Posted at 04:56pm
Ann and all your families, our condolences to all u he’ll surely be missed ❤️🙏😘,Bob and Barb L Liebig, Sr
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Keri Bennett

Posted at 10:44pm
So sad for the loss of Gordie Bennett!!! I am so honored to have known him!!! He will be missed by many!!! Sending my condolences to Ann, Jer and the rest of the family he loved so much!!! 😢😞❤️
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