Carolyn Elizabeth Bennett passed into her Father’s loving arms on September 23’rd, 2019 at the age of 88 after a brief illness. She is survived by her children Sharon Harrison, David and wife Linda Bennett, Sandra Hazzard, Dan and wife Jessica Bennett, and Sheryl and husband Ron Parisan. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren, whom she loved very much. Carolyn was born on April 29, 1931 to James and Mayme Forrest in Wilmington Delaware. She grew up during the Great Depression and graduated from P.S. Dupont High School in 1949. She married Earl R. Bennett in 1950 and the two spent the next ten years building their family. After spending years in Florida and South Carolina, they settled in the Wilmington area in 1958.
Carolyn was a dedicated home-maker but also worked part time at locations such as Arthur’s and DuPont. She and Earl fellowshipped primarily between Immanuel and Faith Baptist churches of Wilmington as well as Ogletown Baptist in her later years. Her memory will be cherished for her love of her family and because of her listening ear and caring advice.
A joyous, going home celebration of her being united with her beloved savior will be held at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, located at 3710 Kirkwood Highway in Wilmington, DE, 19808 on Tuesday, October 1’st with a viewing service from 10:00 to 11:00 and funeral service following. She will be laid to rest alongside her beloved Earl at the Delaware Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery located at 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE 19701.