Thursday, December 12, 2019

Mary ‘Saville’ Bennett, Franklin’s senior-most senior, dies at 109

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"After more than 109 years of life, the holder of the town’s Boston Post cane - given to the senior most senior - has died.

Mary “Saville” Bennett, who was ceremonially presented with Franklin’s Boston Post cane in October 2013 by former Town Clerk Debbie Pellegri, would have turned 110 next May. She left the world on Nov. 26, in Milford, where she had been living at Milford Center, a nursing facility.

A funeral service for Bennett was held Dec. 6 at Franklin Federated Church, followed by interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Boston."

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