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BENOIT, Maurice L. "Moe" Age 81, passed away December 10, 2013 in Dayton. Moe was born July 26 1932 in Valleyfield, Quebec. Loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to whomever he met. He is survived by Sharon his loving wife of 30 years; 2 daughters Renee (Mark) Reeder of Dayton and Patty (Kevin) Mote of Laura; 3 sons Luc (Patty) of Dayton, Marc (Sandi) of Springboro and Roch of Morehead KY; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; sister Nicole Benoit of Montreal, and many friends and fans. Moe is preceded in death by his parents Alcide and Marie Benoit, 2 sons, Andre and Maurice "Mo" Benoit, and 3 sisters Lise, Rochelle, and Pierette. Moe played for the Dayton Gems from 1966 to 1970. Along with playing for the Silver Medal Team Canada in the 1960 Olympics, he also played for the 1959 Team Canada that won the World Championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia. He was named by The Hockey News to their all time IHL all star team and was also named their all time best defenseman in the IHL. He was self employed and was a fixture at Good Samaritan Hospital. He had numerous friends that worked there. They were like a second family to him. A Funeral Service will be held 3PM on Sunday December 15, 2013 at Baker/Hazel & Snider Funeral Home 5555 Philadelphia Dr. @ N. Main St. The family will receive visitors from 12PM until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Lung Society. Online memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.bakerhazelsnider.com
Published in Dayton Daily News on Dec. 13, 2013