BeneteauOliverPaperBeneteau, Oliver Joseph

77 years, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Beloved husband of Marilyn (Post) for 25 years. Loving father of Wayne Beneteau, Kay Meagher-Hladki (Rob), Barb Wright (Joel), Johnny Beneteau, Reg Cracknell (Linda), Lori Greguol, Randall Cracknell (Kim), Dave Cracknell (Sara). Adored grandfather of 21 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Dear brother of the late Pearl Boultinghouse (late Joe), the late Armand Beneteau (late Anna), Lillian Drouillard (late Del), the late Francis Beneteau (Margaret), Rita Beaudion (late Neil), the late Bernadette Deslippe (late Jim), Betty DeBlois (late Wes), Helen Bezaire (Raymond), Dorothy Simone (Albert). Special uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. Oliver was retired from Allied Chemical after many years of service. Oliver enjoyed working while retired at Sturgeon Woods Trailer Park and Marina. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Oliver’s life will be held at the funeral home on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Ruth Boehm and Rev. Dave Tarcia officiating. Interment at Erie Memorial Gardens to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort and remembrance or make a charitable contribution at


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