Elsa P. Bennett, 86, of Mount Airy, Maryland, and formerly of Vineland, NJ and Dover, DE, passed from this life on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at her home in Mount Airy. She was the loving wife of the late Stephen D. Bennett.
Born on October 7, 1935, in Passaic, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Kurt Sinner and Dorothea (Zoll) Sinner. She was raised in Bloomfield, NJ and educated at Endicott Junior College, earning an associates degree.
Elsa was a loving wife, mother, and Nana who gave generously to her communities through her volunteerism with the American Red Cross, and the Women's Club. She enjoyed her weekly Mahjong Club, bowling, hosting family holiday functions, and watching the Hallmark Channel.
Surviving are her two daughters, Susan Reed of Mount Airy, and Karen A. Galuchie and husband, David, of Somerset, NJ; four grandchildren, Christopher Reed and wife, Ashley, Samantha Potter and husband, Nathan, Erin Galuchie, and Timothy Galuchie; four great-grandchildren, Alexander, Olivia, Caroline, and Chase; her brother, Robert Sinner and wife, Judi; brother-in-law, Eugene Stano; and sister-in-law, Marje Sinner.
Elsa was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Mark Reed; her sister, Betty Stano; and her brother, Paul Sinner.
A celebration of Elsa's life journey will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 East Ridgeville in Mount Airy. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Frederick Health Hospice .
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.