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Date published: 3/14/2014

David S. Bennett

David Scott Bennett, 77, of Summit, N.J., died at his home on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

David was born on July 10, 1936, attended Stafford High School and graduated in 1958 from the College of William & Mary. He served in the U.S. Army, Artillery branch, until 1968, reaching the rank of captain. He worked for 37 years at Morgan Guaranty Trust Co., later J.P. Morgan & Co., in New York City. In retirement, he was active in the Union County Hiking Club and the organization Good Grief of Morristown, N.J.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Barbara Bourne Bennett, and a brother, H. Burwell Bennett Jr.

Survivors include his daughter, Beth B. Bennett and her husband, Mitchell N. Nadel, of Greenwich, Conn.; son D. Scott Bennett Jr. of State College, Pa.; daughter-in-law Suzanne V. Bennett of State College; brother Dean H. Bennett and his wife, Bernadette Kreten, of Alexandria; brother William Phillips Brown II of Alexandria; grandchildren Kelly and Faith Bennett; and grandchildren Kyle, Brandon, Anya and Eliana Nadel.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 17, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Summit, N.J.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Good Grief, 38 Elm St., Morristown, NJ 07960; or to the American Cancer Society, 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9904.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralser vice.com.