Colombe Benolt-Leclerc

  • Full name: Colombe Benolt-Leclerc
  • Lifespan: 05.021.1903-14.01.2015
  • Age: 111 years, 343 days
  • Birthplace: Granby, Quebec, Canada
  • Last residence: Granby, Quebec, Canada
  • Application date: 13.11.2013
  • Validation date:  18.04.2014
  • Validation source: Mark Muir/Anson Davis


Colombe Benoit-Leclerc was born in Granby, Quebec, Canada on 5 February 1903. She married Roland Leclerc at the age of 42, with whom she spent 36 years of her life. The couple had no children. They lived for 10 years in Mexico. Benoit-Leclerc was also a painter and made beautiful paintings until she was 100 years old. She died on 14 January 2015 aged 111 years, 343 days. She was the oldest living person in Canada following the passing of Merle Barwis on 22 November 2014 until her own death and was succeeded by Orma Slack.

Longevity titles

Doyenne of Canada (22.11.2014-14.01.2015)


Colombe Benoit-Leclerc age was verified by Mark Muir together with Anson Davis and validated by the GRG on April 18th 2014.

Miss Colombe at an unknown date.

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