Benoit, George L. GREEN ISLAND George L. Benoit, 80, died on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the Samaritan Hospital in Troy. He is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth "Betty" Craney Benoit; his devoted children, Mary (Larry) Flynn, Anne (Mark) Tremblay and John (Rosy) Benoit; his grandchildren, Alicia (Chris) Cavanaugh, Terrence, Steve and Daniel Flynn; his siblings, Paul Benoit, Mary Jane Casey and Mary Sara "Mae" (Raymond) Boyea; and many nieces and nephews. George was predeceased by his brothers, Phil and Henry "Gil" Benoit and sister, Bertha Tiernan. Funeral services will be held at the McNulty Funeral Home, 147 Hudson Ave., Green Island on Saturday at 10 a.m. with Father Edward Deimeke officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy. Calling hours will be on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The family would like to thank Dr. Benton for all he has done, as well as the ICU staff at Samaritan Hospital. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that contributions be made to Samaritan Hospital for heart and lung research. Please visit mcnultyfuneralhomegreen island.com for more information or to sign the guest book.
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Published in Albany Times Union on Aug. 1, 2013