|Birth: ||Jun. 27, 1925|
|Death: ||May 11, 2011|
BRANDON - Mabel Betsy Clark Benoit, age 85, died Wednesday, May 11, 2011, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury.
Mrs. Benoit was born in Fairfax on June 27, 1925. She was the daughter of Herbert and Betsy (Powers) Webb. She received her education in local Fairfax schools and was graduated from B.F.A. Fairfax High School, class of 1943.
In her earlier years she had worked as a seamstress. Following her move to Brandon in 1974, she worked as a chambermaid at the Brandon Inn for several years.
She was a member of the Brandon American Legion Unit #55 Ladies Auxiliary. She also belonged to Middlebury V.F.W. Unit #7823 Ladies Auxiliary.
She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, camping and her gardening and canning.
Surviving is her husband, Fernand "Frenchy" Benoit of Brandon, whom she married in Forest Dale on December 31, 1978; one daughter, Cheryl Brutkoski & her husband Joseph of Brandon; a son, David A. Clark of Franklin; two stepdaughters, Linda King of Cornwall, and Ginger Gould of Forest Dale; two stepsons, Fernand Benoit, Jr. of Leicester, and Bernard Benoit of Chittenden; two brothers, Arthur Webb of Fairfax, and George Kemp of Highgate; 19 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews & cousins, as well as special extended family, Marshall & Jane Hier of Pittsford.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Clifford Clark; three sons, Donald Clark, John Clark and Carroll Clark; her sister, Phyllis Maxfield; a brother, Herbert Webb; and a grandson, William Clark.
The funeral service will be held on Monday, May 16, 2011, at 10 AM, at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon. The Rev. Richard White, pastor of the Brandon Congregational Church, will officiate.
The graveside committal service and burial will take place on Monday at 1:30 PM in the family lot at Fairfax Plains Cemetery in Fairfax.
Friends may call at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home on Sunday, May 15, from 6-8 PM.
Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made in her memory to: Rutland Area Visiting Nurse & Hospice, 7 Albert Cree Drive, Rutland, VT 05701.
Published in Rutland Herald from May 12 to May 14, 2011
Herbert Webb (1892 - 1972)
Betsey Powers Webb (1888 - 1930)
Clifford A Clark (1918 - 1973)
Fernand L Benoit (1933 - 2011)*
John R Clark (1947 - 1988)*
Donald James Clark (1948 - 1983)*
Carroll I Clark (1958 - 1999)*
Arthur W. Webb (1920 - 2015)*
Herbert Harry Webb (1921 - 2006)*
Mabel Clark Webb Benoit (1925 - 2011)
Fairfax Plains Cemetery
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: May 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69718350