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PORTLAND — Barbara Mildred Bennet, 91, of Portland, died Jan. 26.
She was born May 22, 1922, in Portland to Edgar and Amy Spear. She attended local schools, graduating from Portland High School in 1940.
Bennet worked at the A. & P. Tea Co. for 33 years. In September 1994, she married Leslie H. Bennet, who passed away in 2010.
Bennet was a member of the Women’s Woodfords Club and a past president of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary in Gorham.
She is is survived by her cousin, Betty Harclerode of Manchester, N.H., and her very dear friends, Joseph and Lucie Hannigan of Portland.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. at A.T. Hutchins Funeral and Cremation Services, 660 Brighton Avenue, Portland. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in the Veterans’ Section, 672 Stevens Ave., Portland.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Animal Refuge League, 449 Stroudwater St. Westbrook, ME 04092