William    R.  'Bill'
Greece: Suddenly, Thursday, December 15, 2011 at age 64. Predeceased by his father, Elmer Bennett; mother-in-law, Ann Kimball. Survived by his mother at age 99, Marie Bennett; loving wife of 44 years, Karen Bennett; son, Todd (Vanessa) Bennett; daughter, Melissa Bennett (Joe); grandchildren, Dante and Ty; sister, Pat (Don) Sanford; best buddy, Nadia; several nieces, nephews, cousins; many loving family and friends. Bill enjoyed skiing, camping with his buddy's and enjoyed sports. He will be greatly missed. Friends may call Monday (Dec 19th ) 4-8 PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. His Prayer Service offered by Rev. Geoff Carbone (Nephew) will follow calling Monday at 8:00 PM in the funeral home chapel. Private Interment. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Lung Association or the American Cancer Society in his memory. For more information or to sign Bill's guestbook, please visit www.MeesonFamily.com.

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  1. Bill is an indelible, cherished part of our childhood memories. We grew up living next door to Bill, Pat and their parents and shared those walks to school, snowball fights, hot summer days between our homes and the school bus rides to high school. The memories are endless and we were blessed to have our lives entwined. We share the Bennett family tears now, but must be grateful for such a special life that Bill had. Our hearts and prayers are with you all.

  2. I am sorry for your loss. I have worked with Bill many times and it has always been a pleasure. He will be missed. My prayers and thoughts will be with the family.

  3. I don’t know where to begin to express how sad I feel about losing Bill. Karen and Bill and Dave and I had a lot of fun times. Getting together with the Bennett’s was always a pleasure. Those are memories I will always have with me. Bill had such a calm, soft-spoken way about him that will not be forgotten.

  4. Karen and children, We just wanted to say how sorry we are to hear about Bill’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.

  5. Karen, Melissa, and Todd, I am so very sorry for the loss of your dad. He was a wonderful man. I remember the GCB days with Mr. Bennet and my dad coaching the all star teams! The team/pool partys that we had at your house. There are so many good memories. Hang on to those wonderful memories and cherish those forever. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  6. Mrs. Bennett…my heart goes out to you and your family. I am so so sorry for your loss…….

    Many prayers,
    Kim (Wakefield)

  7. My deepest sympathy to Bill’s family in this difficult time. I worked wtih Bill for many years at B101 at Elmgrove & enjoyed his company as well as his calm demeanor in the face of chaos.

    May you find peace as the days unfold

  8. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. Bill was a wonderful man, always laughing and smiling and always brought a smile to my face. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

  9. Prayers, hugs, and ‘I’m So sorry’ don’t seem to be enough to overcome our grief at Bill passing. Working with him was a pleasure, and he will be truly missed.
    DaveB

  10. So very sorry for your loss. Your entire family is in my prayers at this this difficult time. I’ve been in Bill’s group at work for the last 15 years. He will be greatly missed as a co-worker and friend. God bless

  11. Some of our dearest and fond memories ae of the time spent with Bill and his family. Whether it was GCB, GBA or Chargers Bill was always volunteering his time and talent to help the youth of our community. We who knew Bill well knew that he was selfless in his giving of time and talent. Bill will always remain a strong part of many people’s lives by keeping his memory alive. On behalf of the entire Masceri family please accept our most heart felt
    sympathy at your loss.

  12. To the Bennett Family,

    I had the joy to work with Bill several times during the last few years. He was indeed a Pleasure to work with. His efforts made my efforts successful. I will always be grateful, and I will miss him.

    Please be at peace knowing that His work was very important and that he did it VERY WELL.

    Kevin Klees (a co-worker).

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