Dave Bennett (11 Oct 1961 - 1 Sep 2020)

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DaveLOROS, the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice

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DaveCancer Research UK

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Funeral Service

Location
Private
Date
Private
Time
Private
Funeral Director
Richard Ward Funeral Services Ltd

Burial Details

Location
Croft Cemetery Huncote Road Croft LE9 3GS
Date
22nd Sep 2020
Time
12.45pm

In loving memory of Dave Bennett who sadly passed away on 1st September 2020

I am supposed to write here about Dave's life, however, I cannot see past the pain and suffering he went through so I will tell you about the last couple of years.

Dave had cancer for almost 3 years.It started in his bowel, then spread to many parts of his body. He had various chemotherapy treatments, but his poor body could not tolerate it. Due to this he was admitted to hospital on several occasions for treatment to help stabilise his body.

Dave was such a fighter, he never complained and he was the best patient anyone could ever ask for. He was always positive and ready to take on the next challenge. Everyday he endured a different ache or pain, but he just tried to carry on the best he could. I don't think anybody apart from our family really knew how poorly he was.

I have never seen anyone suffer so much in my life, it was only the last couple of hours of his life that he was pain free and really at peace. No one deserves to suffer like he did. At the age of 58 his body could take no more and my shining light was taken away from me.

There are many charities out there that do an amazing job, these charities have really suffered this year due to Coronavirus and could really do with our support. We have chosen two charities that were very close to Dave's heart LOROS & Cancer Research.

If you would like to make a donation no matter how big or small it would be very much appreciated. This will help them to give the ongoing support and help to save many peoples lives in the future. Many thanks

Mark and Sam Gaskin donated in memory of Dave

Such a lovely man and a good friend, taken much too soon. Rest peacefully Dave x

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Sue Bennett posted a picture
Joining in with the community spirit. Dave loved Croft so much x

Joining in with the community spirit. Dave loved Croft so much x

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Kim Taylor donated £30 in memory of Dave

Thinking of you all at this sad time. Lots of love, Scott and Kim xx

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Juliana Kelham donated £20 in memory of Dave

Taken too soon, but loved so much. Sleep tight my friend xXx

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Mario Maneggio donated £10 in memory of Dave

He will sadly missed

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Such a huge loss for our family. It's not fair and it breaks my heart to know what you went through.   I love you Uncle Dave and I will miss you. Auntie Sue, I am here for you xxx

Such a huge loss for our family. It's not fair and it breaks my heart to know what you went through. I love you Uncle Dave and I will miss you. Auntie Sue, I am here for you xxx

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Adam & Laura Cort donated £50 in memory of Dave

Sleep well brother, the world is a darker place without you in it.

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Adam & Laura Cort wrote

Sleep well brother, the world is a darker place without you in it.

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Sue Bennett posted a picture
A million stars up in the sky, one shines brighter - I can’t deny. A love so precious, a love so true, a love that comes from me to you ❤️ xxxx

A million stars up in the sky, one shines brighter - I can’t deny. A love so precious, a love so true, a love that comes from me to you ❤️ xxxx

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Frank Matragrano donated £25 in memory of Dave

Rest in peace cousin. Love from Frank and Julie xx

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Frank Matragrano wrote

Rest in peace cousin. Love from Frank & Julie xx

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Frank Matragrano wrote

Rest in peace cousin. Love from Frank & Julie xx

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Pat Cort donated £20 in memory of Dave

You were like a son to me Dave. I will never forget you. Love from Pat xx

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Jenna Rhodes donated £10 in memory of Dave

❤❤❤

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Jenna Rhodes donated £10 in memory of Dave

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Brenda Franks wrote

I didn't know Dave long but he was a great man and I liked him very much watching him with Dave going shooting practicing in the garage lovely man xxxgod bless

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Great memories in our garden bar ... happy days 😊

Great memories in our garden bar ... happy days 😊

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Dave practicing his golf so he could beat Kev on holiday 😊

Dave practicing his golf so he could beat Kev on holiday 😊

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Tony clarke donated £20 in memory of Dave

god bless, I will miss you mate r.i.p

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Tony clarke donated £20 in memory of Dave

God bless, I will miss you mate, r.i.p

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Robert McVey donated in memory of Dave

Our dear friend and neighbour. So sadly missed. Rest in peace Dave XxX

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