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Leo A. Benoit III, 59

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Leo Arthur Benoit III, 59, of North Adams, Mass., died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at his home.

He was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 30, 1958, son of Martha Ruth (Tankersley) Benoit and the late Leo Arthur Benoit Jr. He attended North Adams schools, including Drury High School.

Leo was last employed at NSK Steering in Bennington, Vt. He enjoyed deer hunting and fishing and especially enjoyed playing pool and softball.

Survivors include his mother, Martha Ruth (Tankersley) Benoit of Adams; one daughter, Shannon Lynn Dozier of Adams; two sons, Leo Arthur Benoit IV of North Adams and Jason Robert Benoit of Adams; 10 grandchildren; two sisters, Connie Tifft of Clarksburg and Christel Massaconi of Cheshire; two brothers, Randall Benoit of North Adams and Kenneth Benoit of Clarksburg; and nieces and nephews.

Funeral notice: Service and burial for Leo Benoit III will be private. Memorial donations may be made to Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapel, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247.

Obituary Provided By: Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals

Recollections & Sympathy For the Family
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Dear Leo, god only knows why you suddenly left us. You are with Dad now. Look down upon us and keep us safe. I will always love you & keep you close in my heart.
from: Christelon: 03-14-2018

Shannon and Leo ,
I'm so sorry to hear about your father. May he fly high with the angels. Sending prayers your way.
from: Krista Hohnon: 03-13-2018

Christel, Connie & family, So sorry to hear of Leo's passing, my heart goes out to you all. May your memories bring you comfort during this sad time. RIP Leo!
from: Kris Ziebaon: 03-13-2018

Rip Leo fly with the angels .
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