Thelma Bennett

Bennett Thelma pc

Full Name
Thelma Bennett

Date of Birth
Tuesday, April 25th, 1922

Date of Death
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Obituary/Notice

Thelma Bennett, 96, of Erie, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, April 25, 1922, daughter of Harold Minor.

Thelma was very active in the Erie community, working in housing at Saint Vincent Hospital for over 30 years. After retirement, she became a foster grandparent to many children for over 21 years. Thelma was an active member of Saint James AME Church in Erie, and was a part of the Missionary Society for many years. She loved playing cards, was an avid and excellent cook, and enjoyed spending time with all of her family.   

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan Bennett, a son, Arthur Williams, Jr., and a granddaughter, Cheryl Hilinski. 

Thelma is survived by her grandchildren, Dan Williams (Mindy) and Art Williams (Terry). She is further survived by her great grandchildren, Shayla Hilinski, Stephon, Tori, Tasha, Seth, Quincy, and Rashad Williams. Thelma is survived by three great-great grandchildren. 

Friends may call on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Saint James AME Church, 236 E. 11th St., Erie, PA 16503, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of  service at 1:00 p.m., with Elder Snyder officiating. Burial will follow in Erie Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made to the Women’s Care Center of Erie, 4408 Peach Street, Suite 101,

Erie, PA 16509. 

 

Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.


Calling Hours

When
Monday, February 11th, 2019 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Address
Saint James AME - 236 East 11th Street Erie, PA 16503

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Service Information

When
Monday, February 11th, 2019, 1:00 PM

Address
Saint James AME - 236 East 11th Street Erie, PA 16503

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Interment

Address
Erie Cemetery - 2116 Chestnut St. Erie, PA 16502

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