NORTH ATTLEBORO – Ruth Mary Benoit, 79, of Arnold Road passed away Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Madonna Manor surrounded by her loving family.
She was the wife of the late Robert Benoit who died in 2002.
Ruth was born February 9, 1937 in Waltham and was a daughter of the late Paul and Ruth (Neal) Labonte.
She grew up in Waltham and was a 1955 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Waltham. After raising her family, she worked doing data entry at several local firms including W.J. Connell and many years at Nissan.
Ruth loved being at home and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchild.
She is survived by four children and their spouses: Karen Hughes and husband Paul of Millville, Kathie Wu of Blackstone, Robert P. Benoit of North Attleboro and Janice Roberge and husband Greg of Norton;
Four grandchildren: Ryan and wife Noreen Hughes, Kerri Hughes, Melissa Hughes and Kelly Wu; and her great-grandson Sebastian Hughes.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to the Angelman Syndrome Foundation, 75 Executive Drive, Suite 327, Aurora, IL 50504.