Neil R. Bennett Sr.  

June 11, 1936 - Oct 22, 1984



Neil R. Bennett, Sr age 48 died Monday, October 22, 1984 at Hamot Medical Center.
Husband of JoAnn Loesch Bennett. Father of Mrs. John (Carla) Herbstritt of Erie, Shari Ann Bennett of Erie
and Neil R. Bennett Jr, of Erie.  Son of Mary Platner Bennett of Erie.
Brother of Mrs. Charles (Clara Mae) Kaus, Clifton Bennett, Ira Bennett, John Bennett, Steven Bennett,
Larry Bennett all of Erie. Mrs. Allen (Joyce) Barnett of Dora, Pa.
Nephew of Anthony Platner of Santa Barbara, California and Clara Gribble of Emporium Pa.
Also survived by 4 grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his father Ira Bennett.
Services held by Dusckas Funeral Home, and Mass was  held at Sacred Heart R. C. Church.
Neil is laid to rest at Wintergreen Gorge.


  This page was created to give Neil's family and friends a place to visit and remember him. I grew up next door to the Bennett's and am an only child. The boys looked after me like I was their little sister, and I always felt protected and loved. This is my way of keeping their memory alive.

If you would like to share any photos or memories please send an 


Young Neil photo sent by daughter Carla.

Feb. 14, 2014


June 11, 2014


October 22, 2014

Thirty years ago you left this Earth.  All this time you have been watching over your family and share in their happiness and sorrows.
Say Hi to my parents for me Neil.

December 2014



June 11, 2015

Your family remembers this day and celebrates with you.

September 9, 2015

Saw this picture on face book.  Carla says it is her grand-daughter. 

Zoey Jean Herbstritt born Sept 2nd,

I said she had the Bennett nose. LOL but she is so beautiful

Carla posted this photo on facebook. Feb. 23, 2017  

Neil and JoAnn