SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Arthur E. Benoit, 63, passed away unexpectedly Sunday evening, Nov. 3, 2019 in Bellows Falls, Vt. He was born May 23, 1956 in Bellows Falls, Vt., the son of Arthur Sr. and Lorraine (Thompson) Benoit.
As a young man, he worked on farms in Westminster and Putney, Vt. He was employed with Lebanon Crushed Stone. He was later employed as a machinist and in maintenance with Hypertherm in Lebanon, N.H. and more recently with NBC Solid Surfaces in Springfield, Vt.
He enjoyed hunting, road trips and driving back roads, and most of all spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children Joe Benoit of Lebanon, N.H., Alan Benoit of Claremont, N.H., and Vicki Benoit of North Springfield, Vt.; four grandchildren Kobe Benoit, Bodie Benoit, Deegan Aiken, and Mason Aiken; and two sisters Ann Shaffer of Port St. John, Fla. and Dianne Coulombe of Westminster, Vt.
There will be a celebration of life service at a later date and will be announced at that time. Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt. is assisting with arrangements.