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Bonnie J. Bennett

October 17, 1951 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 67)


Albany – Bonnie J. Bennett, 67, of Albany, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Community Hospice Inn, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Albany and was the daughter of the late Loren and Grace (Denn) Grugan. She was predeceased by her beloved husband; Joseph V. Bennett Sr. Bonnie had worked for over thirty years with the City of Albany Police Dept.

She is the devoted Mother of Linda Hoffman (Joe Flood) and Joseph V. Bennett Jr. Bonnie is the cherished grandmother of Matthew, Lucas and Jonathan Hoffman, Andrew and Lexy Bennett. She is the dear sister of Betty Sibley, Jerry (Barb) Grugan, Linda (Bill) VanDyke, Tim (Val) Grugan, Joyce (Michael) Bond, Susan (Bill) Carl and the late Carolyn, Loren, James and William Grugan. Bonnie is the sister in law of Jane Grugan and the late F. Jane Grugan. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Bonnie’s family on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 pm at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave., Colonie. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 am at Blessed Sacrament Church, 609 Central Ave., Albany. Interment will be in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. To leave a message of condolence for the family or to order flowers, visit

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April 14, 2019

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cannon Funeral Home
2020 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12205

Mass of Christian Burial
April 15, 2019

10:30 AM
Blessed Sacrament
607 Central Ave
Albany, NY 12206

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