Feb. 7, 1939-May 7, 2019

Vera N. Bennett, passed away Mother’s Day, May 7, 2019 in Butte. She was born in Butte on February 7, 1939 (but always claimed Walkerville) to Frances and Marcus Dillon.

On March 9, 1956, she married Andrew “Sonny” Bennett in Butte.

She attended St. Lawrence and Girls Central High School.

Vera worked as a nurse’s aide and ward secretary for St James Community Hospital.

Vera was preceded in death by her husband, Sonny; parents, Marcus and Frances Dillon; and her siblings.

Vera is survived by daughters, Fran and Phil Harvey, Butte, Roni and Don Griffith, Great Falls and grandsons, Billy (Marcy) Harvey and Nik Griffith; several nieces and nephews; and her special friend, Steve Stevens.

At Vera’s request her remains have been cremated. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday in St. Patrick’s Church for visitations. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Rite of Committal will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Butte Food Bank.

the life of: Vera Bennett, 80
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