David A. Benoit Sr., of Southington, passed September 16, 2016 at the Hospital of Central Connecticut after battling cancer for 16 months.
The son of the late Kenneth and Ann (Menard) Benoit Sr. of Wolcott, Dave was born October 16, 1941 and worked in graphic arts as a journeyman binder.
Dave enjoyed outdoor activities which included a lifelong passion of surf fishing, camping, snowmobiling and ice fishing. He was a member of the Hartford Surf Fishing Club, twice awarded fisherman of the year.
Dave was a current member of The American Legion and The VFW where he enjoyed socializing with other members.
He is survived by his daughters, Donna Taylor (Jeff) of Bristol and Diane Geddes (Randy) of North Carolina, a son, David A. Benoit Jr. (Cathy) of Plainville, eight grandsons, David III and Joseph Benoit, Christopher, Matthew and Jonathan Taylor, and Andrew, Thomas and Jared Geddes. He leaves three siblings Kenneth Benoit Jr. and Trudy Kucharski residing in Florida and Viola Aliano residing in Bristol in addition to several nieces and nephews.
In honor of Dave’s wishes, there are no calling hours. The family is deeply grateful for the support provided by the healthcare professionals at Hospice and the caretakers at Amberwoods. The family thanks you for your warm wishes and asks that memorial donations be made to your local food pantry.