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Theresa Louise Benoit

March 22, 1927 ~ November 14, 2017 (age 90)
Theresa Louise (Roy) Benoit, 90, beloved wife of 68 years to Robert E. Benoit who predeceased her in 2015, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Agawam with her loving family at her side. Born on March 22, 1927, in Lowell, MA, a daughter of Joseph and Eva (Toupin) Roy, she was a longtime resident of Springfield. Theresa was a longtime parishioner of Holy Name Church in Springfield. She along with her husband, Robert, was an avid bowler, who frequently bowled at the former Riverdale Lanes in West Springfield. Theresa loved taking care of her grandchildren and in her personal time watching soap operas. She was a loving and caring woman who had a great influence on her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She leaves behind her loving children, Annette Atkins of Tucson, AZ, Francis Benoit and his wife, Donna Marie, of West Springfield, Susan Wilkie of West Springfield, Robert E. Benoit, Jr. and his wife Theresa, Linda Herron and her husband, Greg, Donna Benoit, and Paul Benoit all of Springfield; 13 adored grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandson. Family and friends are invited to gather on Tuesday, November 21, for a period of visitation for Theresa from 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Hafey Funeral Home, 494 Belmont Ave., Springfield, followed by a service celebrating her life at 11:45 a.m. in the funeral home. Her committal prayers will be held in the chapel at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Agawam. In lieu of flowers, donations in Theresa’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 264 Cottage St, Springfield, MA 01104. For further information and online condolences please visit www.hafeyfuneralservice.com

 Service Information

Visitation
Tuesday
November 21, 2017

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Hafey Springfield Chapels
494 Belmont Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108

Cemetery

Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery
1390 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001

Service
Tuesday
November 21, 2017

11:45 AM to TBD
Hafey Springfield Chapels
494 Belmont Avenue
Springfield, MA 01108


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