1950 – 2020
Webster, MA- John Benoit, 70, of 11 Black Point Road, died Monday, July 13, 2020, surrounded by his loving family at UMASS Memorial Medical Center. Born June 27, 1950 in Webster, he was the son of the late Ernest Benoit, Sr. and Lois (Baxendale) Benoit.
John grew up on the lake in Webster and was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for Southbridge Public Schools as a custodian for over 20 years. John loved spending time at the beach. He was an avid sailor and was a longtime member of the Webster Lake Sailing Association. John’s greatest joy in life was spending time with his children and grandchildren who will miss him greatly. He will be remembered for his unique sense of humor and his famous chocolate chip cookies.
John is survived by his children, Eric Benoit and his wife Melanie of Woodstock Valley, CT; and Valerie Imre of Dayville, CT; his brother, Ernest Benoit, Jr. and his wife Arlene of Webster, MA; his grandchildren, Jazmin Benoit, Katrina Imre and Alex Imre; and several special nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Rona Lussier, Ronald Benoit, Gary Benoit, and Debra Saad.
Funeral arrangements for John are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory. Memorial donations may be made to Webster Lake Sailing Association, 4 Bates Point Rd, Webster, MA 01570. For memorial guestbook visit www. GilmanAndValade.com