Rebecca B. Bennett, 1941 - 2018

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Rebecca Blanche Bennett, 76, of Turner, was welcomed into Jesus’ loving arms on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at the d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Madison on June 29, 1941, she was the daughter of Saliem and Shirley Durgin Thomas, and was educated in Portland schools. Although Rebecca worked mostly in restaurants, her favorite job was being a mother, a nana, and a “super” nana. She enjoyed playing bingo, dancing, cooking, baking, and being with her family. She was a huge Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan, and never missed a chance to start a round of singing “99 bottles of beer on the wall.” She is survived by her children; Tia Roberts and husband Seth, Corinne Ryan and husband Rick, Joel Hall and wife Zoe, Gina Ryder and husband Bob, Martin Thomas, and Bob Bailey, step-children David Bennett Jr., Cheri Bennett, and Julie Bennett, sisters Mona Button and husband Skip, Dottie Fontaine and husband Tom, Judy Gagne and husband Dick, Diane Greenwood, and Lorrillie Thomas, a brother, Richard Greenwood and wife Jean, 29 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and many nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by a granddaughter, Madison, and five siblings; Sheila, David, Wadeah, Michael, and Darryl. 

Funeral Notice

BENNETT, Rebecca, 76, of Turner, died in Lewiston on February 1, 2018. A celebration of her life will be held Friday, February 9, from 2 - 4 PM, followed by a prayer service at 4 PM, at the North Monmouth Community Church, 151 North Main Street, Monmouth, ME. Donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074.

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