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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Bennett, Christine M.




Christine M. BennettSeptember 4, 1926 – February 9, 2022Age 95 of Penn Hills, passed away on February 9, 2022. Christine was born in Pittsburgh, PA on September 4, 1926, daughter of the late Katherine (Getty) Sylvester and Americ Sylvester. Beloved wife of late Merle Bennett, Jr. Loving mother of Dean Bennett, David Bennett, Debra Mostel, Laura Knight and Lisa (James) Bibel. Grandmother of Jeff Bennett, Charles Mostel, Gregory (Michelle) Mostel, Daniel Loxterman, Christopher Loxterman, Meredith Bennett, Emily Bibel, Jesse Bibel, Christian Bennett and the late Brian Mostel. Great-Grandmother of Samuel Mostel. Loving sister of June, Bill, Raymond and Bob.Christine proudly held a license to teach cosmetology that she gained when attending school in New York City at the youthful age of 18.  There were many family members getting cuts & perms in our basement during the 1970’s. She was an avid seamstress who taught her daughters how to create their own clothes. She loved to try new things such as cake decorating and porcelain doll making. She liked to tell her children about “rolling up the rugs” to dance with her family and friends in her teens and early 20’s.  Games and cardplaying (Bridge) were favorite pastimes in her later years. She had a long happy 72-year marriage, a large family, many friends, nieces and nephews that she enjoyed throughout these many years. She will be remembered as being a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.  Friends and relatives will be received on Friday, February 11, 2022 from 6-8 p.m. at the BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES INC. 421 Allegheny Ave. Oakmont.  Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, February 12, 2022, 11 a.m. Christ the Divine Shepherd Parish (St. Susanna Parish), 200 Stotler Road, Pittsburgh, PA  15235.  EVERYONE PLEASE MEET DIRECTLY AT CHURCH. Private entombment will be in Twin Valley Memorial Park. If desired, please consider a donation in her name to the church.