Services
MEMORIAL
  • FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH OF RICHMOND BEACH
  • 18354 - 8th Avenue NW
    Shoreline, Washington 98177
    January 6, 2018
    Begins at 11:00 am
    Ends at :00

    LUNCHEON
  • FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH OF RICHMOND BEACH
  • 18354 - 8th Avenue NW
    Shoreline, Washington 98177
    January 6, 2018
    Following Memorial

    Thomas Hugh  Bennett
    December 30, 1935
    Oakland, California
    November 17, 2017
    Edmonds, Washington
    Shared Memories

    Read each memory»

    Thomas Hugh Bennett was born December 30, 1935 in Oakland, CA and died November 17, 2017 in Edmonds, WA. Between these two dates Tom graced the world with his bright countenance, unbridled enthusiasm, piercing wit, and unwavering devotion to his family.

    Born to William 'Bill' and Frances (Thompson) Bennett, Tom spent his early childhood in Piedmont, CA. With fondness Tom would recall his father's bedtime stories of travel adventures with his brothers.  It was these tales that inspired Tom to become an avid traveler and make his own adventures.

    Tom's sister Anna Katharine Bennett was born October 9, 1942.  Five years later, the family moved to Vancouver, BC.  Tom's father Bill was needed there to help run the family food importing business after the sudden death of Tom's uncle.  In high school Frances and Bill discouraged him from playing football so Tom signed up for rugby instead. He often recalled with a chuckle that he was allowed to play rugby because his father mistakenly thought that it was a "namby pamby" sport. During this time Tom shared a love of music with his mother Frances and played the clarinet and...

    Memorial donations can be given in Tom Bennett's name to either First Lutheran Church of Richmond Beach (18354 - 8th Ave NW; Shoreline, WA 98177, or the Seattle-Nantes Sister City Association (5108 1st Ave NW; Seattle, WA 98107).

    Call Beck's (425) 771-1234
    Share with your family and friends
    We do not collect usernames or passwords entered on these pages.