Benoit Luxime d’Entremont, affectionately known as "Bennett", age 93 of Nakile Home for Special Care, Argyle and formerly of Pubnico, died July 21, 2022 in the home. Born in West Pubnico, he was a son of the late Oscar Luxime and Geneva Ethel (Surette) d’Entremont. Having lost his parents at an early age, he was raised by his grandparents; Armice and Francoise Surette. Ben is survived by his son Michael (Linda), North East Point, C.S.I., grandchildren Andrew (Chelsea) and Christopher and great grandson Rowan. He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy Louise (Hamilton) d’Entremont, brother Bernard and sister Stella in infancy. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 29, 2022 from 6:30-8pm in the West Pubnico Funeral Home, Middle West Pubnico. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, July 30. 2022 at 10am from St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Middle West Pubnico with Fr. Cyrille Assihou officiating. The Mass will be live streamed on the West Pubnico Funeral Home and Cremation Services Facebook page beginning at 10am. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Donations in memory may be made to the Pubnico Area Lions Club or the Nakile Home for Special Care. On line condolences may be forwarded to the family at westpubnicofh.com. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the West Pubnico Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Middle West Pubnico. 902 762-3407.
Ben was one of the founding members of the Pubnico Area Lions Club. He was a very active member for many years. Ben was very much a "people person", enjoying a conversation with everyone he met. He very much enjoyed being with his friends at the Lion's Club, local restaurants, and coffee shops. Ben worked at many jobs over his career, from driving a bread truck, painting vehicles, working with Aberdeen Paving, and hauling water for Paul's Water Service. Though his favourite job was driving a school bus for over 20 years, where he got to know and remember everyone that rode on his bus. Ben was a loving father, grand-father, and great grand-father.