BARRE TOWN - Lawrence A. Benoit, 72, of Trow Hill, passed away Feb. 7, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after many years of declining health.
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He was the son of the late Albert and Doris Benoit. He was born in Canada but spent most of his life in Vermont.
He married Theresa Hedges. They later divorced, and his children became his main focus in life.
Larry spent many years working as a truck driver. He also spent 17 years with the Vermont Army Guard. His fondest memories were of driving snowplow for the town of Barre.
Lawrence enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cribbage and pitch, Sunday visits with his grandchildren, and visits to deer camp in Peacham.
Survivors include his sons, Larry Benoit and his companion, Moira Pecor, of Orange, and Kelly Benoit and his companion, Jamie Blouin, of Barre; grandchildren, Parker, Christian and Zachary; two brothers, Roger Benoit and his wife, Beverly, of Florida, and Brent Benoit and his wife, Rose, of Barre; as well as many nieces and nephews. He will sorely be missed.
A celebration of Larry's life will be held at the Canadian Club Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at 1 p.m.
Assisting the family is the Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home.
Pruneau-Polli Funeral Home Inc
58 Summer St Barre, VT 05641
Published in Times Argus on Feb. 12, 2014