COLLINS: Charles “Charlie” Bennett of Port Elgin and formerly of Bruce Township

Peacefully on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 at the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Southampton, in his 87th year. Charlie, of Port Elgin and formerly of Bruce Township. Loving husband of the late Isabel “Peg” (nee Acton). Beloved Dad of Marilyn and her husband Roger Whetstone, Kathy Clouthier and Chris McCaw, Connie and her husband Dave Grieve, and Gail and her husband Bruce Ashton. Proud Grandpa of Terry and Sue, Scott and Catherine, Jim and Sam, Mike, Lindsay & Gabe, Stacey and Wade, and Jessie and Tyler. Great-Grandpa of Brad, Nick, Laura, Matthew, Gracelyn, Gage, Rosalye, Blair and Amanda and James, Avery, and Parker. Great-Great Grandpa of Angela. Special friend of Mary Graham. Dear brother-in-law of Eva and Jim Crawford, Mary Acton, Gordon and Reita Tanner and Sandra Acton.

Friends will be received at the T.A. Brown Funeral Home, 510 Mill Street, Port Elgin, 519-832-2222 this Thursday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Friday, September 14th, 2012 at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Janet MacDonald officiating. Internment to take place at Sanctuary Park Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Wesley United Church or the Saugeen Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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