Hope A. Benoit
1990-2013 NORTH ADAMS Hope Ann Benoit, 22, died Thursday, September 5, 2013 at North Adams Regional Hospital. She was born in North Adams on Oct. 24, 1990 a daughter of Leslie Benoit Durocher and Robert Erdeski Sr. She attended schools in North Adams and graduated from McCann Technical High School where she played on the varsity soccer team. She was active in the Greylock Theater Project doing "one on one" plays. Hope attended Southern Vermont College and Berkshire Community College. She was employed at The Porches and last worked at Williamstown Commons as a certified nursing assistant. While at the nursing home she was honored for her hard work and received an award for her dedication. She enjoyed her work and adored her brother. Hope was a member of the Florida Baptist Church. Survivors include her mother, Leslie Benoit Durocher and her father, Robert Erdeski Sr. as well as her brother, Robert Erdeski, Jr. She also leaves a grandmother, Judith Wyman of North Adams and aunts, uncles and cousins. FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral service for Hope Ann Benoit will take place today, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME for FUNERALS, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams. Burial will follow in the Bellevue Cemetery, Adams. Calling hours will be held today, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial donations can be made in her memory through the funeral home. For further information, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 14, 2013