Thomas Fred Bennett

September 12, 1942 ~ December 23, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Thomas Bennett Obituary

Thomas Fred Bennett was born on Sept. 12, 1942, in Chicago. He was the son of Vernie and Violet (Wolf) Bennett. Thomas passed away on Saturday, Dec. 23, 2023, at Rose Arbor Hospice Center, Kalamazoo, Mich.

Tom, as he was known, served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard during the VietNam War. In his spare time, Tom loved spending time with his family.

Tom leaves behind to cherish his memory a son, Thomas (Mariana) Bennett Jr.; a grandson, Evan Bennett; a brother, Vern Bennett and two sisters: Fran Collins and Karen (Roy) Skinner. He also had three generations of nieces that will miss him especially a great-niece, Brittany, who was his caregiver for the past couple years alongside of his loving son, Tommy.

On May 5, 1964, Tom and Gatha Johnson was united in marriage. Gatha passed away on Dec. 25, 2021. Also preceding Tom in passing was a son, Shannon Bennett; a grandson, Gunner Bennett; and his parents.

A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford. Pastor Alex Hoffmeyer will officiate. Cremation has taken place. The family has requested that instead of sending flowers, any donations may be made to the family. Memorial condolences for the family can be left on our website at

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Memorial Service
February 3, 2024

11:00 AM
Calvin Funeral Home
8 East Main Street, Post Office Box 96
Hartford, MI 49057




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