AMerican Veteran 10

David A. Benoit

January 18, 1946 ~ January 26, 2022 (age 76)


David A. Benoit, 76, passed away Wednesday Jan 26th in Mercy Hospital. He was born in Fall River, MA on Jan 18, 1946 to the late Gustave and Vivian Benoit. Dave graduated from Agawam High School and proudly served in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era. He worked for many years for the Town of Agawam as a custodian. Dave enjoyed fishing, traveling, gardening and jigsaw puzzles. He served as a Eucharistic Minister at St. Thomas Church in West Springfield. Dave leaves his loving wife of 51 years, Patricia (Morrisseau) Benoit, his brother Paul Benoit of Ware, MA, his sisters; Jackie (Lee) Verill of East Granby, CT., Vivian (Jerry) Coutinho of Westport, MA and Janice Walters of Mace, FL., along with several nieces and nephews. Dave was predeceased by his son Gregory Benoit and his brother Leo Benoit. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held TUESDAY 12 NOON in St. Thomas Church, 47 Pine St., W. Spfld. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St., Agawam. A Calling Hour will be held TUES from 10:30 to 11:30 AM at the TOOMEY-O’BRIEN FUNERAL HOME, 1043 WESTFIELD ST., W. SPLFD. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in Dave’s name to the Agawam Veteran’s Council, Attn: Chris Lanski, 681 Springfield St., Agawam, MA 01001 or to the American Cancer Society, 31 Capital Dr., W. Springfield, MA 01089

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February 1, 2022

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Toomey- O'Brien Funeral Home
1043 Westfield Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

Funeral Mass
February 1, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
47 Pine Street
West Springfield, MA 01089

February 1, 2022

1:00 PM
MA Veteran's Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001

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