Obituary for Doris Corneau (Benoit)
Doris M. Corneau, age 93, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the
Greenbriar Terrace Healthcare in Nashua, NH. She was born on December 14, 1923 in Taftville, Connecticut, the
daughter of the late Dominique and Harriet (Boucher) Benoit.
Doris attended the Norwich Free Academy and retired from the Backus Hospital Central Supply Company in Norwich,
Connecticut. She loved to knit and crochet and was an accomplished afghan maker, leaving many intricate and beautiful
afghans behind for her family and friends to treasure for years to come.
Doris was predeceased by her daughter, Margaret Ann Nolan, a son, Robert J. Corneau, two brothers Edward and Francis
Benoit and grandsons David Eckert and Michael Nolan.
Doris is survived by her daughter, Katherine and her husband Steve Fesler of Nashua and a son Charles Corneau of
Florida; four sisters, Jeannette Sylvestre, Lillian Nesselrode, Maragaret Hurst and Priscilla Drake; three granddaughters,
Kristy Bakke, Stephanie Kaminaris and Robynn Corneau and three grandsons, John Nolan, Justin Corneau and Colby
Corneau. Doris also leaves behind 12 great-grandchildren and many other loving extended family members.
SERVICES: A graveside service will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00AM at the St. Joseph Cemetery in