Claire Yvonne (Simard) Benoit

September 3, 2020



April 11, 1943 – September 3, 2020

On Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Drayton Valley Hospital, Claire Benoit aged 77 years passed away with her family by her side.

She leaves to cherish her husband of 56 years Jean, her children; Ron (Michele) and their family Jared and Nate; Mike (Donna) and their family Jinell, Miranda and Tori; Richard (Vicki) and their family Chelsea, Megan, Colton and Koryn and great granddaughter Berkley; Nicole Russell (Shaun) and their family Alexandra, Cameron and Tyler; Carey (Nadine) and their family Luke, Mya and Larae. Also surviving are brothers Dennis Simard and Peter Simard as well as numerous nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Claire was predeceased by her parents Leonce and Juliette Simard, sister Cecile McClusky, brothers Robert Simard and Paul Simard.

There will be a Private Family Funeral Liturgy, immediate family only,  Celebrated on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Anthony Roman Catholic Church with Rev. Jaya Rajan JM,SAC officiating.

If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to Alberta Cancer Foundation Provincial Office, 710-10123 99 St. NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 9Z9.

Drayton Valley Funeral Services in care of arrangements.


Faith Van Manen & Harvey J. Giesbrecht – Directors



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Private Services

St. Anthony's Catholic Church
4708-50th Avenue
Drayton Valley, Alberta T7A1E1

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