Beatrice M. Benavides
1916-2014 Mrs. Beatrice M. Benavides, 97, formally of Pittsfield, passed away Saturday morning, April 12, 2014 at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center. Born in Centerville, RI on October 14, 1916 the daughter of Francis and Regina Ouellette Girard. Mrs. Benavides worked at Friendly's Restaurant in Coltsville for ten years, retiring in 1989. She was a very creative person and loved crocheting, needlework and gardening. She was also a seamstress and a fantastic cook. Beatrice was predeceased by her husband, Emanuel Benavides whom she married on August 1, 1936 in Danielson, Conn., he died in 1981. She is survived by a daughter, Beatrice Benavides and her husband, Charles Kearney of Pittsfield; three grandchildren, Zia Maria, John Anderson and David Anderson; four great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She was predeceased by a son, John Benavides who died in 1954. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Mrs. Beatrice M. Benavides will be Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12 noon at St. Gabriel Church, 379 Broad St., Windsor, CT. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery in Bloomfield, CT. Calling hours will be Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dwyer Funeral Home, 776 North St., Pittsfield MA. Please visit www.dwyerfuneral.com to leave condolences and remembrances.
Dwyer Funeral Home
776 North Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 22, 2014