1939 – 2017
Putnam – Alice (Gaucher) Benoit, 77, formerly of Pearl Ave., passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 in Pierce Memorial Baptist Home, Brooklyn, CT. She was the loving wife of Edward L. Benoit. They were married June 18, 1960 in St. Joseph Church. Born in Worcester, MA, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Lorraine (Beaulac) Gaucher.
Mrs. Benoit was a cook and housekeeper for Matulaitis Nursing Home.
In addition to her husband Edward, Alice is survived by her sons, Michael Benoit and his wife Rebecca of N. Grosvenordale, Brian Benoit and his wife Kyong of Mountain Home, ID, and Scott Benoit of Putnam; her daughter, Alicia Deslauriers and her husband Thomas of Putnam; her brother, Frederick Gaucher, Jr. of N. Grosvenordale; her sister, Carol Cassie of Spencer, MA; seven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brothers, the late Joseph Gaucher, Eugene Gaucher, and Dennis Gaucher.
Services are private and at the convenience of the family. They have been entrusted to the Gilman and Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.