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Clayton J. Bennett, 88, of Willow Street, PA, passed away on Sunday, October 15, 2017 in Landisville, PA.
He was the husband of Janet L. (Roach) Bennett, with whom he celebrated 62 years of marriage this past May 21st. Born in Johnstown, he was the son of the late Clayton E. and Marie (Betz) Bennett. Clayton had worked for 33 years as a machinist at Armstrong World Industries, retiring in 1994. He had previously worked in Johnstown for Bethlehem Steel for 17 years.
He was a very talented woodworker, enjoyed fishing, going to Muddy Run, and playing golf. Clayton was a US Army veteran, serving as a Technical Sgt. during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Philip The Apostle Catholic Church. In addition to his wife, Janet, he is survived by his daughters: Cheryl A. married to Carroll B. Herr, Jr. of Pequea, and Deborah L. Bennett of Willow Street; 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Phyllis Green and Jane Stiffler. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in Clayton's memory to Grane Hospice, 3501 Concord Rd., York, PA 17402. To send an online condolence, please visit
Published on October 20, 2017
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