Hazel Bennett

Hazel Bennett

Saturday, July 28th, 1928 Monday, December 9th, 2019

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Obituary for Hazel Sarah Bennett

Hazel Sarah Bennett, 91, of Enfield, beloved wife of the late Walter I. Bennett, Jr., passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9, 2019 at Evergreen Healthcare. Born in Ware, MA on July 28, 1928, she was the daughter of the late William and Mattie (Bradway) Richardson. She and her husband moved to Enfield in 1956 and were longtime members of the Enfield Congregational Church. Hazel was a member of the Red Hat Society, volunteered for the Nearly New Shop at the Church, worked at the polls on Voting Day, and was an active member of the Enfield Senior Center. Hazel loved bingo, traveling, especially to Florida where she lived as a snowbird, and cherished time with her family. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Suffield. Hazel is survived by her sons, Richard Bennett and his wife Tammy of Somers, and George Naun and his wife Cathy of Milford, NH; her sister Alice Stapefeld of Northboro, MA; 7 grandchildren, Kimberly, Kaylee, Karen, Rocco, Jr., Lauren, Susan, and Steven; many great-grandchildren; and her son-in-law, Rocco DelNegro of TN. Besides her beloved husband Walter, she was predeceased by her daughter, Sharon DelNegro. Her family will receive friends on Friday, December 13, from 4-7 PM at Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main St. Somers. Her Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, December 14, at 10 AM, DIRECTLY at Enfield Congregational Church, 1295 Enfield St., Enfield. Burial will follow in Hazardville Cemetery. For online condolences, please visit

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  • Visitation

    Friday, December 13th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Somers Funeral Home
    354 Main Street
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    Friday, December 13th, 2019
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Enfield Congregational Church
    1295 Enfield St
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    Saturday, December 14th, 2019
  • Interment

    Saturday, December 14th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Hazardville Cemetery, Enfield
    Elm St
    Enfield, Connecticut
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    Saturday, December 14th, 2019

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Claudia Harvey

Have only known Hazel for a few years, she was a special lady , easy to make friends with. Sending caring thoughts to her family. Ken & Claudia Harvey, friends from Holiday Village Park, Florida
Comment | Posted at 01:31pm via Condolence

Maureen Ahearn

Richard and Tammy, we are so sorry for your loss. You both took such good care of Hazel.
Maureen and Michael Ahearn
Comment | Posted at 06:55pm via Condolence

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