Gertrude E. Benoit

  • Born: July 21, 1922
  • Died: August 5, 2020
  • Location: WORCESTER, Massachusetts

Callahan, Fay & Caswell Life Celebration Home

61 Myrtle Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Tel. (508) 755-1500

Tribute & Message From The Family

WORCESTER- Gertrude E. (Mahoney) Benoit, 98, of Worcester passed away Wednesday, August 5 at home.

Her husband, Robert O. Benoit died in 1991. She leaves, six children, Robert Benoit of Worcester, Suzanne Light of Webster, Patricia Sharry and her husband, Beau of Holden, Barbara Bolack and her husband, John of Worcester, Ann Ovian and her husband, Robert of North Ft. Myers, FL and Richard Benoit of Worcester; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A son, John Benoit and seven siblings, predeceased her. She was born in North Brookfield, daughter of William and Frances (Howe) Mahoney and graduated from Littleton High School.
Gertrude worked at the former Vernon Drug in Worcester, before retiring. She was an avid reader and loved to travel. Gertrude was a wonderful story teller and so very proud of her Irish heritage.

Visiting Hours are Wednesday, August 12, from 9 to 10:30am at Callahan Fay Caswell Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11am in St. Peter's Church, 931 Main St. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, St. Peter's Church, Food Pantry Program.

Condolence & Memory Journal

"Are you Irish?" That was the greeting I received when I first met her. Gertrude had such a way of being positive in life that you couldn't help but to smile no matter how you were feeling otherwise. I just learned of her passing just about 10 minutes ago. As I transported her with Safeway Medical Transport, I always looked forward to the days when I would have her on my route.

Posted by Karl Tirrell - Putnam, CT - Friend   September 24, 2020

To the Benoit family I’m so sorry about the loss of your mom, Gert was a wonderful lady I can hear her laugh now, I worked with her years ago at The Drug store on Main she often talked about her kids and husband Bob that meant the world to her! Lynne Riley Bombard

Posted by Lynne - Friend   August 09, 2020

To all the Benoits so sorry for your loss

Posted by Maureen Delaney - Friend   August 09, 2020

Richie & family, I am saddened to hear of your moms passing, may she rest in eternal peace

Posted by Dean T Binienda - Friend   August 08, 2020

Patricia Sharry and the Benoit family, so sorry for your loss. May God be with you and comfort you all.

Posted by stephen beaudreau - Classmate   August 08, 2020

My grandmother was the most beautiful human inside and out. She was full of life and love. Always had a smile on her face whenever I would show up and spend some time with her. She was quite the character too! Always joking around and telling us stories of her childhood, and her " Irish friends" hahaha! She would love to sit around and watch wheel of fortune, her absolute favorite show. If it wasn't for wheel she would be asking where her chocolates were! She was such a joy to be around. Thank you for all the great years I spent growing up with you. I will cherish every moment. I love you grandma, with all my heart. May you rest easy now with grandpa, please tell him all about me! Forever in my heart - Bobby

Posted by Robert ovian - Grandchild   August 08, 2020

Dear Benoit Family,
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. She was truly a lovely lady who raised a beautiful family.

Posted by George Redmond - Miramar Beach, FL - Friend   August 08, 2020

A beautiful, sweet, funny soul with a big heart who adored her big loving family. They will miss you. Rest In Peace.
Paul & Teresa Belton

Posted by Teresa belton - Friend   August 08, 2020

Rest easy Mrs. B I will always remember your wonderful sense of humor and your beautiful smile!

Posted by Jessica (Allain) Guarino - Leominster, MA - Family Friend   August 07, 2020

God Bless

Posted by Joe & Kathy Sharry    August 07, 2020

My sincere condolences to the family. You are in our prayers. R.I.P Mrs.Benoit

Posted by Gerard Kayer Jr. - Worcester, MA - Friend   August 06, 2020

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