Celebration of Life details for Barbara Benoit (1946-2024)

Barbara Benoit

It is with a sad heart that we report that Barbara Benoit, long-time editor of the New Edinburgh News, passed away peacefully at her Noel Street home on April 30th, surrounded by her family and dearest friends. Barbara had been diagnosed with Multiple System Atrophy, a rare, degenerative neurological disorder more than ten years ago. She will be remembered for her love of dogs and her time enjoying the sight of dogs playing together and running around freely in our beautiful riverside park. In 2021, Barbara was awarded the New Edinburgh BRICK Award in recognition for her dedicated involvement in endeavours that have contributed to our community’s quality of life. She is survived by her husband, Paul; children, Charles and Anne; and five grandchildren, Lawrence, Caroline, Richard, Owen and Samuel. A celebration of Barbara’s life will be held on Friday July 12th, at 3p.m. at 123 Noel Street.