Stanley Kenneth Bennewith
August 8, 1927 – May 20, 2014
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Stanley Bennewith, in his 86th year, on May 20, 2014 at Ashcroft Hospital. Stanley will be lovingly remembered by his wife Joan, and children Mark (Eileen), Alan (Janice), Diane (Tom), and Brian (Bonnie), grandchildren, Brian, Brandalyn, Nicole, Sean, Griffin, Elizabeth, Catherine and Willie, and his 7 great grandchildren. Born in Chilliwack, the second youngest of 10 children, he is survived by sisters, Frances, Barbara and Margaret and brother Gerald. He was preceded by his parents James and Florence, brothers Leslie, Bill and James, and sisters Joyce and Grace. He started out his working life as a telegrapher for the CP Railway, followed by 7 years with the Ministry of Highways before moving on to the Village of Ashcroft where worked until 1993 when he retired. A Celebration of Life will be held on May 31st, 2:00 pm at the Ashcroft Community Hall, 409 Bancroft Street. Come and bring your stories. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Society of BC.
Thompson Valley Funeral Home Ashcroft entrusted with arrangements.