Eileen was born at Katoomba. She married Joseph Bennett in 1935 and they lived at . Joseph died in 1946. Eileen moved to Riverstone in 1950. She received the award of Blacktown Council's Senior Citizen of the Year in 1982, when her accomplishments were listed as follows:
Family of Lily Isabel and Herbert Fowler
Eileen and Joseph had seven children.
- Secretary of Riverstone Senior Citizen's Association
- Secretary, Riverstone Pensioner's Association (10 years attendance at Pensioners' Conference
- Junior Vice President Riverstone Community Aid
- Worked on street stalls, etc for the Church of England Boys' Society