Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 07:05:31 :
Daily Independent Journal
12 Sept 1974
Private funeral was held yesterday for Mary Agnes Hughes Bennett of Novato who died Tuesday at a local convalescent home after a long illness. She was 70.
Mrs. Bennett was born in Richfield, N.J., and came to Marin County in 1952 when her late husband was stationed at Hamilton Air Force Base. Widowed, she lived in her Novato home until her illness.
She was active in the Order of Eastern Star and was a charter member of Novato Chapter 609 and first mother adviser to Assembly 195, International Order of Rainbow for Girls. She had been a member of St. Paulís Episcopal Church in San Rafael.
Mrs. Bennett is survived by a daughter, Carol Regan of Narbeth, Pa., and relatives in New York.
Burial will be at St. Maryís Church cemetery in Philadelphia.
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