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M. Theresa (Murphy) Benoit

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M. Theresa (Murphy) Benoit Obituary
M. Theresa "Terry" (Murphy) Benoit, 91

N. Uxbridge - M. Theresa "Terry" (Murphy) Benoit, 91, passed away on Thur., Aug. 9, 2018 at home peacefully surrounded by her family. She was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Roland E. Benoit in 2009.

Terry is survived by her 7 children, Thomas E. Benoit and his wife Veronica of Eastham, Paul R. Benoit and his wife Pamela of Uxbridge, John J. Benoit and his wife Lisa of Southbury, CT, Judy M. Kelley and her husband Dana of Lowell, Patricia A. Benoit of Uxbridge, Richard E. Benoit of Uxbridge, and James D. Benoit and his wife Nancy of Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard; as well as 14 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many great friends. She was also predeceased by 6 siblings, Herbert Murphy, James Murphy, John Murphy, Daniel Murphy, Helen Yeskewicz and Bernice Girouard.

Born in Uxbridge on November 16, 1926, she was the daughter of John and Viola (Blair) Murphy and lived in Uxbridge all of her life. Primarily a homemaker, Terry volunteered for Uxbridge Public Schools, and worked as a preschool teacher at New Beginnings Preschool in Hopedale. She dropped out of school in the 6th grade and went back and got her high school GED in her 60's. She was an avid candlepin bowler, who took art classes and enjoyed attending fife and drum corps events with her husband and children. Terry had a wonderful sense of humor and always had a snarky response ready when needed. She was a very active member of Uxbridge Senior Center, and was a parishioner of Good Shepherd Church.

Theresa's calling hours will be held in Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge on Sun. Aug. 12 from 4-7pm. Her graveside funeral service will be held on Mon. Aug. 13 in the VA National Cemetery, Connery Ave, Bourne beginning at 11:30am. An additional calling hour will be held prior to burial on Mon. from 8:30- 9:30, procession will leave the funeral home promptly at 9:30am. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Uxbridge Senior Center, 36 S. Main St. Uxbridge, MA 01569, or to Salmon Hospice, 5 Lyman St., Westborough, MA 01581. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit: www.JackmanFuneralHomes.com
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2018
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