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July 18, 2013

Lodia C. Bennett

Lodia C. Bennett

ONEONTA — Lodia C. Bennett, 83, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013, to go home with her Jesus.

She was the daughter of Richard and Robena (Banks) Anderson of Danville, Ill.

Lodia attended Danville School and received a B.A. Degree from Central State University in Ohio.

She worked at the Lara Lee Fellowship House, Albany Interracial Council; Director of Women and Girls programs and the NYS Department of Labor in Oneonta. She was an active volunteer in numerous organizations.

Lodia is survived by her daughter, Wanda Walters; her sons, Richard and his wife, Cindy, and Robert and his wife, Donna; three grandchildren, Megan, Trey and Jeremiah; and her many beloved friends; her extended family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Richard; and her daughter, Wendy L. Bennett.

At Lodia’s request, please do a good deed for someone.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

The Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home in Oneonta is assisting the family.

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