Katie F. Bennett

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Katie F. Bennett passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at the age of 85, after a long illness.

Katie was born on September 14, 1938 in Seneca, South Carolina. Katie showed compassion and had a kind-hearted nature for others. She showed appreciation and love for her family. She was known for her love of music, dancing, movies and watching her favorite game shows on television, especially the Price Is Right, Let’s Make a Deal and Wheel of Fortune. In her earlier years, Katie enjoyed entertaining family and friends. Cooking was her passion. “We will miss her more than words can say. She was beloved by everyone.”

Katie is survived by her daughter, Blondie Richardson; her siblings, Earlene and William Freeman; her two grandsons, Ronaldo and Hernando Richardson; two great grandchildren, Mia and Isaiah Richardson; five nieces and one nephew; seven great nieces and two great nephews. Katie is also survived by a host of other relatives and friends.

A Memorial Gathering will take place on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 from 3 to 7 PM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home – 732 Yonkers Avenue – Yonkers, NY 10704 with a Memorial Service to take place at 3:30 PM.


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