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Sr Germaine "Sister Marie-de-la-Mediation" Benoit
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1913
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 24, 2005
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

PETERSHAM, Massachusetts -- Sr. Germaine Benoit, 92, of the Sisters of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin on North Main Street, died Sunday, July 24, 2005 at the Assumption Residence after a short illness. Formerly known as Sister Marie-de-la-Mediation, she professed 71 years of religious vows.

Born in Southbridge, she was the daughter of Pierre and Edwidge (St. Martin) Benoit. Sr. Germaine is predeceased by her 12 brothers and one sister.

Sister spent 50 years as an educator, not only in Ontario and Three Rivers, Canada, but also in Japan, where she often served in administrative roles. At Assumption Residence, Sr. Germaine performed community services and was given to the Prayer Ministry.

Besides her Sisters in religion, she leaves a sister-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, July 27, at 10 a.m. in the Assumption Residence Chapel. Burial will be in the East Street Cemetery. Calling hours at the Residence are Tuesday, July 26, from 2-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of the Assumption Retirement Fund, P.O. Box 128, Petersham, MA 01366.

J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home of Athol is directing arrangements.

East Street Cemetery
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: rews2
Record added: Mar 14, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86737975

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 Added: Mar. 14, 2012

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