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Born: Mar 26, 1924

Date of Passing: Mar 26, 2002

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EDWARD (TED) BENOIT It is with sincere sorrow that we announce the death of a most wonderful husband and father, Ted Benoit, on Tuesday, March 26, 2002 at the St. Boniface Hospital at the age of 78 years. He will be deeply mourned by his wife of 49 years, Genevieve; by their children, Byrnes (Barbara Doyle), Tanya (Tom Strike), Nicole, Mark (Nancie McLeod) by their grandchildren, Jonathan, Rhys, Michael, Hailey, Nadege, Benjamin, Zachary, Samuel and Owen; by his sisters, Donna, Shirley, Vivian and Mary, as well as numerous relatives and friends. Ted was born in Port Arthur, ON on March 26, 1924, and was educated in St. Boniface. He is remembered for his long and distinguished career in radio and television. His accomplishments in radio included CKDM Dauphin, CKX Brandon and CJOB Winnipeg. As a TV producer for CBC - in a career spanning 23 years. Ted was responsible for the production of such shows as Saddle Songs, Spotlight, Gardening with Stan, Country Calendar, 4 Corners and the Charcoal Chef. In 1979, Ted established his own video production facility, Spectra Productions, which has continued to be a thriving Winnipeg business for the past 23 years. Ted was a 4th Degree Member of the Captain Miles McDonnell Assembly of Winnipeg, and has served as Grand Knight in the first established Knights of Columbus Council in Winnipeg, Council No. 1107. A Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 3 at 11:00 a.m. in the St. John Brebeuf Church, 1707 John Brebeuf Place. In lieu of flowers for those who wish, donations may be made to the St. Boniface Hospital and Research Foundation HeartCare Campaign, 409 Tache St., Winnipeg, MB, R2H 2A6. P. COUTU & CO. FUNERAL DIRECTORS 156 Marion Street 949-4864

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As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 02, 2002

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