Linda A. Benoit
UXBRIDGE- Linda A. (Carolo) Benoit, 52, of Uxbridge died on October 1, 2012 at home surrounded by many of her loved ones after a nearly 2 year courageous battle against breast cancer.
She was born Feb. 5, 1960 in Woonsocket, RI, the first daughter of Robert M. and Lucille (Ayotte) Carolo of Uxbridge.
She was the devoted wife of Stephen P. Benoit; the couple would have celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary on Oct. 21. In addition to managing Stephen's business, Linda had been a legal secretary and office manager for the law firm of Zimmerman, Roszkowski and Brenner in Woonsocket, RI for the past 35 years. She will be remembered for her ever-present and radiant smile, positive attitude, and for keeping a warm and loving home for her beloved family.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by her three children, Laura L. and her husband Nathaniel Chadwick of Lowell, Stephanie M. and Trevor S. Benoit, both of Uxbridge; two sisters, Diane L. and her husband Lawrence Ethier of Ararat, VA, and Donna M. and her husband Peter Graves of Lowell, as well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and friends.
A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 11AM in St. Mary's Church, 71 Mendon St., Uxbridge, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Research Foundation via the Flames of Hope: A Celebration of Life 5K event, which will feature a large group of supporters walking as "Linda's Stonecrest Warriors": http://gloriagem ma5k.kintera.org/mymomismy hero
Arrangements are under the direction of the Buma Funeral Home, Uxbridge.