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Benedict R. Vasquez


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Benedict R. Vasquez Obituary
Benedict Robert Vasquez, 71, of Gainesville, FL, died peacefully on April 17, 2017 with family at his side.

Born March 22, 1946 in Hartford, CT to John George Vasquez & Lillia Schultz Vasquez, Ben grew up in Rocky Hill CT, graduated from RHHS and attended Castleton State College in VT. A master welder by trade, he worked in Woodford, VT, Wethersfield and Rocky Hill, CT before moving to Gainesville, FL to work with his younger brother, Joe at Skyfrog Tree Service.

Ben is survived by his mother, brothers Lewis Vasquez of Rocky Hill, CT and Joseph Vasquez of Gainesville, FL, his sister Connie Sullivan of Portland, CT, his daughter, Elizabeth Davison of Sandwich, MA and four grandchildren; Lyndsay, Robert, Noah and Tanner Davison, stepchildren: Jackie, Judy & Joseph Caruso. He was predeceased by Johnny Caruso. He also leaves his best friend Billy Puro of Rocky Hill.

Ben was a kind and loving person with a wonderful sense of humor, who, whenever possible, would help anyone in need. He loved to play horseshoes and impersonate Elvis, winning awards in both.

Ben will be buried in Woodford VT alongside his father and brother, Jack.
Published in Bennington Banner on May 9, 2017
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