Charles N. Bennett, Jr.,
a lifelong resident of Sharon, died Saturday, June 21. He was 82 years old and the beloved husband of Arlan (Ehrisman) Bennett.
Born in Sharon on September 18, 1931, he was the loving son of the late C. Norman & Jeanette (Faulkner) Bennett.
Mr. Bennett was a graduate of both Sharon High School and Northeastern University. He served in the United States Army & was a Senior Executive at both Bird Machine Co. in Walpole & Bird Escher Wyss in Mansfield where he served as a major contributor to the success of both companies’ growth and profitability during his tenure. He was an honorary member of the Sharon Country Club, past President of the Sharon Rotary Club & past Chairman of the Sharon Warrant Committee.
Mr. Bennett was the loving father of Karen Kafka and her husband Ken of Easton & Kristen Frederick and her husband Paul of Franklin. He was the cherished grandfather of Katie & her husband Tom, Brooke, Alanna, Mikaela and great-grandfather of Lyla, Alexis and Nora. He was the dear brother of Lynda Bennett of Hingham.
A Funeral Service will be held at the Bolea-Amici Funeral Home, 115 N. Main Street in Mansfield on Thursday, June 26 at 11am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4-7pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Bennett’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 or Hospice & Palliative Care Federation of Massachusetts, 1420 Providence Hwy, Suite 277
Norwood, MA 02062.
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