Leslie B. Benoit of Lowell, MA
He was married to Dorothy G. Benoit with whom he celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary on April 22, 2016.
Born in Lowell he was the son of the late Medric and Clarine Benoit. He graduated Lowell High School with the class of 1941.
He proudly served with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Saratoga in the Pacific Theater during WWII.
Leslie retired in 1992 from the Greater Lowell Vocational High School. He had previously worked in the shipping and receiving department for the Educator Biscuit Company of Lowell.
He was a communicant of St. Margaret’s Church.
Leslie was an avid bowler and a member of the Riato Bowling League, the Chelmsford ELKS and the Chelmsford Senior Center. He was a loyal fan of the Red Sox and the Patriots. He also loved Nascar, swimming and fishing.
He was a good man who worked hard and lived a good life. He loved his wife, family, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Besides his beloved wife, he is survived by a son, Ronald and his wife, Irene Benoit of Lowell; daughter, Gail and her husband, Michael Curran of Chelmsford; three grandchildren, Jeffrey and his wife, Tracey Benoit, Michael and his wife, Jamie Curran and Devin Curran and her companion, Keith Bomal; five great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and several close family friends.
He was the brother of the late Waldo and Lloyd Benoit, Margaret Bakke, Althea Andrews, Vivian Welden, and Evelyn Holland.
. Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 7P.M. Funeral Thursday at 9A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10A.M. at St. Margaret’s Church in Lowell, MA. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury. Memorials may be made in his name to St. Jude’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Shriners Hospital, Donations Dept., 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.