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Obituaries » Scott E. Benoir

SCOTT E. BENOIR, 56, died Thursday, May 23, 2019 from a tragic train accident in Northfield. He was born in Randolph on December 14, 1962, the son of Kenneth & Mary Lou (Sanford) Benoir. He is a graduate of Randolph High School.

He married Rosa (Manning) Drinkwine in Randolph on December 17, 1994.

Scott owned and operated Stonescape Landscaping, later, Scott “B’s” Carpentry and Painting and Scotty “B’s” Trucking for the past fifteen years, all of Northfield.



He was a member of Green Mountain Gospel Chapel in Randolph and Dewitt Clinton Masonic Lodge in Northfield.  He was an enthusiastic hunter and fisherman. Scott was an avid collector of antiques, model cars and many other things he found of interesting. He enjoyed reading history and loved nature. Many family vacations were spent camping, visiting museums and antique shops along the way. Family would often exclaim, “no Dad, not another yard sale!” His work took him to many areas in Central VT, where he helped many people with projects, talking to them throughout the task, until the next job. He enjoyed the challenge of solving issues for clients, whether it was a stone wall, garden or shed, his creativity always was appreciated by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Rosa of Northfield; his mother, Mary Lou Benoir of Randolph; three children, Brittany, Kate Benoir, both of Northfield, Christiana Benoir of Montpelier; three stepchildren, Samuel Drinkwine of United Kingdom, Isaac Drinkwine of Williamstown, Micah Drinkwine of Northfield; his brother, Kenneth Benoir of Randolph; beloved foster siblings, Joe Dezan of Randolph, John, Jonah, Jason Dezan and Linda Bombard, all of Ellenburg, NY; four grandchildren, Ivan Clark, Isobel Drinkwine and Christina & Mireya Rollins.

He is predeceased by his foster parents, Marilyn & Joe Dezan; his stepson, John Amos Drinkwine.

A service to celebrate Scott’s life will be held at Green Mountain Gospel Chapel of Randolph on Thursday, June 6th at 11am. A fellowship barbeque at the church will follow the service.  Kingston Funeral Home in Northfield is assisting with the services.

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