Hemlock: Jeff passed peacefully on August 31, 2019, at age 53, with family by his side. Predeceased by his son Cody Bennett and father Duke Bennett. Survived by his wife Lisa M. (Scala) Bennett and children; Kaitlyn VanOrman of Marlboro, NY and Travis (Tiffany) Proctor of Vietnam; granddaughter Aleyia Davis; mother Ann Bennett of Livonia; sisters, Tammy Bennett of AZ, Cheryl (Jimmy) Haynes of Livonia, and Marlene Garlock of Honeoye. Also survived by his in-law’s Marty Scala and John & Elaine Scala, many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Jeff born on January 25, 1966. He was born during a snow storm and lived his life loving the outdoors. Jeff was a farmer at heart with an astounding green thumb had him growing just about everything including popcorn.  In addition to his love for gardening, he was an avid hunter, loved to fish, snowmobile and anything that went fast. Jeff was an officer for years at the Hemlock Sportsman’s Club and made great contributions there. Jeff will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

A Memorial Service was held at 3:00pm on Friday September 6, 2019 at the Kevin W. Dougherty Funeral Home in Livonia, 21 Big Tree Street, Rte 20A, Livonia, NY.  A Celebration of Jeff’s Life was held afterwards at his home 7150 Adams Rd, Hemlock. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cody Robert Bennett Memorial Scholarship through Dollars for Scholars at Victor High School 953 High Street, Victor, NY 14564 and/or Hemlock Sportsman’s Club (DEC Youth Camp Program), PO Box 113, Hemlock, NY 14466.

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