Michael J. Benoit

Born: Wed., Mar. 18, 1959
Died: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018

Memorial Mass

10:00 AM Sat., Nov. 10, 2018
Location: St. Leo's Church

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LEOMINSTER --- Michael J. Benoit, 59 years old of Leominster, died Monday, October 22nd in Health Alliance Leominster Hospital.

Michael was born March 18, 1959 in Leominster, the son of Gaston V. and Louise J. (Goode) Benoit and was a lifelong resident. He leaves his loving wife of 25 years, Gloria M E (Breau) Benoit, step daughter Rachelle Breau of Leominster, his brother Steven Benoit and his wife Ann of Fitchburg, 2 sisters, Kathy Cormier and her husband Gary of Templeton, and Pam Benoit Bird of Florida, 3 grandchildren, Kaylah and her husband Jacob, Annabella and Aliyah and several nieces and nephews.

Michael was a 1977 graduate of Leominster High School, and immediately enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged in 1980. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Rifle Badge- Expert and Pistol Badge- Sharpshooter. After his enlistment, Michael went to work and retired as a Boiler Technician for the Massachusetts Department of Corrections - Gardner. After retirement he went to work at his cousins company - Northern Plumbing. He was a member of St. Leo’s Church in Leominster, enjoyed fishing, gardening playing video games and animals, he loved feeding the animals outside any chance he could, but his greatest joy was spending time being “ Pepere” to his 3 granddaughters.

A memorial service for Michael will be held on Saturday, November 10th at 10 am in St. Leo’s Church 128 Main St., Leominster.

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Loretta Benoit Bevins
   Posted Fri November 09, 2018
Although I cannot be at the services for Michael tomorrow, please know that I am with all of you in spirit. The last few years when I have visited my family in Mass., it's been a special treat to have Michael and Gloria join us at family reunions. I was looking forward to another reunion next summer and hope that Gloria and Michael's family will come and join all of us each year. Keep in touch with the Benoit family - it's one of the things I treasure most from my annual visit.

My deepest sympathy to all of you, Aunt Loretta

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