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  • Obit: Marjorie S. Bennett

  • Marjorie S. “Grammy” Bennett of Townsend, DE passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Kent General Hospital in Dover, DE. She was 93 years old.Marge was born in Holly Oak, DE on November 12, 1919 and moved to Townsend, DE in 1938. She was the daughter of the late George and Myrtle (Deppe) Shaffne...
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  • Marjorie S. “Grammy” Bennett of Townsend, DE passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at Kent General Hospital in Dover, DE. She was 93 years old. Marge was born in Holly Oak, DE on November 12, 1919 and moved to Townsend, DE in 1938. She was the daughter of the late George and Myrtle (Deppe) Shaffner. Marjorie graduated from P.S. Dupont High School and worked on the family farm until she married. She worked at Playtex and later as a homemaker. She enjoyed camping, gardening, and raising her family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Freedom Bennett and daughter, Laurie Henderson. Marjorie is survived by a son-in-law, Bart Henderson; two granddaughters, Angela Hubbard and her husband, Justin and Alison Pedigo and her husband, Marvin; two great-granddaughters, Alexis and Alyssa Steele and their father, Matt Steele, as well as by several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held noon on Wednesday, June 26 at Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, 212 N. Broad Street in Middletown, where friends may visit one hour prior. Interment will follow at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Immanuel United Methodist Church, PO Box 60, Townsend, DE 19734-0060. Arrangements by Daniels & Hutchison Funeral Home LLC, Middletown, DE. On-line condolences may be sent to www.daniels-hutchison.com.
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