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Benoit Lorquet


Benoit L. Lorquet, 81 passed away on February 6, 2014 due to a heart attack. Friends and family may call on Tuesday February 11, 2014 from 2-4 PM at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 PM with Pastor Colin Lucid officiating. He was born on December 30, 1932 in Quebec, City, Canada. He married Denise (Caron) on November 29, 1959 in Quebec City, Canada. They had two children: Robert R. Lorquet and Daniel H. Lorquet. He moved to Massena in 1964. He worked at General Motors Company as a Tool & Die Maker for 30 years. He retired in 1995.His wife, Denise (Caron) Lorquet, passed away on May 15, 1996. Benoit’s second marriage was to Diane M. Pleau on April 12, 1998. Benoit is survived by his wife, Diane (Pleau) and two brothers: Henry Lorquet and Francois Lorquet. He is also survived by three grandchildren: Jonathan R. Lorquet, Timothy D. Lorquet and Christopher D. Lorquet; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by both parents: Leon Remi Lorquet and Josephine (Cloutier) of Quebec City, Canada. They lived in the Charlesbourg, Canada area. He was also predeceased by 8 brothers and sisters: Roland & Marie Paule (Bisset) Lorquet, Marc & Madeleine (Arsenault), Marcel Marcoux and Jacqueline (Lorquet), Maurice and Louisa (Ruel) Lorquet, Suzanne Lorquet, Claude & Lucille (Fortin) Lorquet of Florida and Denise Lorquet. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. Online condolences may be shared at

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