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John Easley Benoit, Jr

john benoit, jr
John Easley Benoit, Jr.(64)of Sterling, Va, passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. John was born on December 30, 1952, in Pocatello, Idaho, to Jack and RoseMarie Benoit. The Benoit family moved to Northern Virginia in 1954, where they were members of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Annandale, Virginia. John was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School and Virginia Tech where he majored in General Business.

During his career, he worked in various areas of the federal government, retiring from the Treasury Department. Upon retiring in December 2013, he spent much of his time with his parents in their final years. During 2016, John and Barbara were fortunate to travel the country to see their closest family and friends.

John is survived by Barbara, his wife of 40 years; his son, Chris; daughter, Lora; sister, Debra; niece, Samantha(Bart) and their children, Jackson and Blakely; nephew, Erik(Lawson); his uncle, Harry; brother-in-law, John; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends who will miss him dearly. He is preceded in death by his parents, Jack and RoseMarie. John was by Barbara's side during her battle with breast cancer, therefore, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Cancer Society at

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  1. "fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10 Continuous prayers for all – love you!

  2. From the Swanson family, we send our love and shared disbelief about John. He was a fun loving, easy laughter, great guy. May you all be at peace during this difficult time. Love, Carrie, Steve, Kiki, Bert, Peter B and Pete senior. Hugs and love.

  3. I am sorry for your loss. John was a great mentor to me while I worked for him at Treasury. I miss his humor and candor.

  4. I worked with John for many years. He was so creative and such a positive person. He was the ultimate team member and would do anything he could to help others. I considered him a good friend. He will be missed.

  5. John was my Boss for a long time I truly missed him when he retired and I am deeply saddened by his death. He was great man.

  6. John and I were co-workers at The Financial Management Service. I considered him a friend and respected his integrity and knowledge. I will miss him.

  7. John has been missed at the Treasury Department since his retirement. I can only imagine how much he will be missed by his family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of them.

  8. John was a mentor, supervisor and friend who will forever be missed. He was a great teacher and I will cherish the time spent learning from him. This is a sad time but I know he is at peace.

  9. Worked with John for many years. He was a colleague and a friend. John was passionate about his work and always strived to make things better. He often talked about his love of his family. The thing that I grew to understand most about John was that he would do anything for you. He had a giving spirit!

  10. I worked with John at the Treasury Dept for many years. He was a mentor and had a love to make things the best. He also had a photographic memory, which was very impressive! He always spoke for his love of Country and his family.

  11. John was one of the "good guys" smart, good sense of hummer, got along with every one. He was a pleasure to work with and for. He will be missed.

  12. Deepest Sympathy to your family God’s Word says, "He will swallow up death forever, and wipe away the tears from all faces " Isa. 25:8…..

  13. To my dear friend and co-worker.  Thank you for being a good friend & boss! My prayers to your family members for their loss of a great husband & father.  Good friends will be forever remembered and missed!   

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