James D. Bennett Sr.

James Bennett, 95 of Warwick, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2018. He was the husband of the late Betty (Carrier) Bennett and father of the late Richie and Jimmy Bennett. He is survived by his daughter-in-law, Kaija Bennett, two granddaughters, Kerrie Bennett and Stacy Bennett and her husband Dave Messerly, and two great grandsons. He was the son of the late Mary Barry Bennett of Tallow, Ireland and George A. Bennett of Chester, England. James was the last surviving brother of the late Mary (LaMake), Arthur, George, William, Charles and Frank Bennett.

James served in the United States Navy from 1944-1946. He will be buried alongside his wife Betty, son Richie, and mother-in-law Matilda Higginbotham in the North Burial Ground in Providence, joining many notable Rhode Island governors, mayors, members of Congress, Civil War and Revolutionary War leaders and other prominent Rhode Islanders. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick are appreciated - P.O. Box 8938 Warwick, RI 02888 (www.wbgclubs.org).

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