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Barbara D.
Benoit (Degen)

January 11, 1931 – October 12, 2018

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Obituary for Barbara D. Benoit (Degen)

TROY Barbara D. Benoit, 87, of Eddy Heritage House died Friday October 12, 2018 at her residence. Born in Brunswick she was the daughter of the late Edward and Leonora Keough Degen. She was a 1949 graduate of Lansingburgh High School.

Barbara had retired from NYS Taxation and Finance after 15 years of service. Earlier she was employed by the former NY Telephone Co. She was a communicant of St. Augustine’s Church in Lansingburgh and a longtime communicant of the former St. Anne’s Church in Waterford. She was a member of the Ladies of St. Anne and had volunteered at Our Lady of Hope Residence in Latham.

She was the widow of Donald L. Benoit and mother of Susan A. Miron (Frank) of Waterford, James M. Benoit (Florence) of Medford, Thomas E. Benoit (Ellen) of Waterford and the late Donald J. Benoit Sr. She is the mother in law of Deirdre Benoit of Halfmoon. She is the sister of the late Earl and Michael Degen and Julianne Bennett. She is the proud grandmother of Donald Benoit Jr., Kristine Benoit, Tracy Kane, Jaime McOmber, Christopher Miron, Lauren and Kylie Benoit. 8 Great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 8:45 am from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford and at 9:30 am at St. Augustine’s Church. Interment will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Waterford.

Relatives and friends may visit with Barbara’s family at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4-7 pm

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association, 4 Pine West Plaza #405, Albany, NY 12205.

Special thanks are extended to the staff at Eddy Heritage House, in particular to Michelle who gave Barbara special care.


When Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home
133 Broad Street (Rte. 32)
Waterford, NY 12188

Service Information

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 9:30am
St. Augustine's Church
534 4th Avenue
Troy, NY 12182

Interment Information

St. Joseph's Cemetery
Middletown Rd.
Waterford, NY 12188


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