WOLCOTT-Mr. Armand Benoit, 90, husband of the late Mary (Frost) (Krewson) Benoit passed on Friday at Wolcott View Manor.
Born in West Warren, MA on October 18, 1927, he was the son of the late Rudolph and Albina (LaPointe) Benoit. He lived in Worcester, MA and proudly served in the US Navy in WWII and The Korean War.
He moved to Wolcott in 1954 and worked as a master plumber for Diamond Oil Co. He was a member of the pipefitters Union Local #777 and retired in 1990. Armand was an avid golfer and also loved to swim at both the Anderson Boys Club and the Naugatuck YMCA.
Armand is survived by his brother Kenneth BeJune and his wife Mary of Worcester, MA, his step children Karen Higginson, Kathy and her husband Tom Thibeau, James Krewson all of Wolcott, and several nieces, nephews, grand and great grandchildren of his late wife Mary. Besides Mary, Armand was predeceased by two step sons Raymond R. Krewson, Mark Krewson and a sister Rachel Sczygiel.
Armand’s family would like to thank the staff of Wolcott View Manor for their personal care during the last few years.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, September 20 at 12 noon at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home 690 Woodtick Rd in Wolcott. Burial with military honors will follow in Edgewood Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 11 to 12 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Wolcott Volunteer Ambulance P.O. Box 6066 in Wolcott 06716. Visit www.dellavecchiafh.com for online tributes and directions.