Bennett, Donald Leroy of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, at his residence, on Sunday, January 6th, 2013, after ailing health, in his 90th year. Beloved husband of Doris Emily (Tuff) Bennett (1993) and dearly loved father of Kathy Bennett and her husband Gordon Tait of Dundas, Christine and her husband Ken Clark of Stokes Bay and Patti and her husband Rob Sanghwan of Ottawa. Much loved grandfather of Kelly (Gary Rafferty), Katie (Emilo Aquino), Elizabeth Clark and Andrew and Alexander Sanghwan. Dear brother of Juanita Smart of Guelph, Robert Bennett (Agnes) of St. Thomas and the late Howard Bennett. Also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. Don was born in Mull, Ontario on June 20th, 1923, the son of the late LeRoy and Wanda Mae Bennett. He owned and operated Bennett Electric.
A private family service will be held. Interment to follow in Union Cemetery. Remembrances may be made to the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital Foundation. A very special thank you to Dr. Robert Floyd, Dr Kelly Jones and the doctors, nurses, staff and volunteers of the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital for their excellent professional care and compassion. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.