Hazel Mae (Lyne) Benoit, age 90, passed away peacefully to go home with the lord on Thursday, April 28, 2011 surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Swansea, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Sadie (Peters) Lyne. She was the wife of the late Lionel E. Benoit.
With her late husband, they ran Benoit's Rest Home for many years. They were caretakers for Mentor of Boston, taking care of the mentally challenged people. Hazel loved dancing, biking, walking, camping, and gardening. She loved spending countless hours with her grandchildren.
She was a member of the First Christian Congregational Church in Swansea.
She leaves behind a daughter Marsha Clark and her husband William of Barrington, to whom she lived with and a son Charles Benoit of Herlando, Florida. She was step mother of the late Lionel Paul Benoit. She also leaves behind her special friends Shirley Vandenburgh and Linda Flynn.
She is survived by her brother William Lyne and sister Mary Fazzina both of Swansea, Massachusetts. She was sister of the late Dorothy Kozac, Margaret Couitt and brother George Lyne.
She leaves behind several grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
Her Funeral will be held on Monday, May 2, 2011 at 10:00AM in the First Christian Congregational Church 113 G.A.R. Highway Swansea. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Sunday from 5:00 to 8:00PM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE at BIRCHCREST 189 Gardners Neck Road Swansea. Contributions in her honor may be made to Beacon Hospice 1 Catamore Blvd. #1 East Providence, Rhode Island 02916 or to the Mark Gardiner Hoyle Foundation c/o Joseph Case High School Attention Scholarship Committee 70 School Street Swansea, MA 02777. Burial in Thomas Cemetery, Swansea.