Olive B. Bennett

  • Born: May 30, 1934
  • Died: December 30, 2017
  • Location: Mahopac, New York

Joseph J Smith Funeral Home Inc

692 US 6
Mahopac, NY 10541

Tel. (845) 621-1992

Tribute & Message From The Family


Olive B. Bennett, a lifelong resident of Mahopac, NY passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the age of 83. She was born in Bronxville, NY on May 30, 1934, the daughter of Kenneth M. and Olive Humphrey Britton.

Olive earned her Associates Degree at Westchester Community College and was the bookkeeper for her husband's carpentry and contracting business, George Bennett, Inc.

Olive was a very active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Mahopac Falls. She served as an Elder and on many committees and in many capacities as a volunteer at the church. She was a member of the Town of Carmel Historical Society and the Model A Club.

On September 11, 1954 she married George D. Bennett at the Lake Mahopac United Methodist Church. Mr. Bennett died on February 12, 2015. She is survived by her son, David J. Bennett and his wife, Monica of Mahopac, her daughters, Susanne Bennett-Berlingeri and her husband, Carmine of Fishkill, NY and Jean Murray and her husband, Brian of West Hartford, CT. She is also survived by her 8 grandchildren, Christopher, Jennifer, Bryan, Daniel, Michelle, Jacqueline, Caroline and Margaret and her 3 great grandchildren, Charlotte, Emily and George. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her son, George D. Bennett Jr. on December 10, 2016.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 3 from 2-6 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 4 at
10:30 am at The First Presbyterian Church, Mahopac Falls, with interment to follow at First Presbyterian Cemetery.