Benedicte Sylvie Vigoureux


Benedicte Sylvie Vigoureux passed away at home peacefully on Sunday, November 20, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 16, 1960, in Bellenaves, France. She graduated from Culinary and Management School in Bordeaux, France and moved to the USA in August of 1985.

Benedicte helped her husband open and run JJ’s Bistros in both Ponte Vedra Beach and Jacksonville. She was a very active member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church. She will be remembered for her intelligence, humor, kindness, love of family, humility, forgiveness, and her cooking.

Benedicte is survived by: her husband, JJ Vigoureux of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; sons, Matthieu Vigoureux (Sara) of Jacksonville, Alexander Vigoureux (Taylor) of Jacksonville, and Augustin Vigoureux of New York; granddaughter, Margot Vigoureux; mother, Renee Alloin; brother, Luc Alloin (Isabelle); sisters, Claire Pratt, Martine Berthon (George) and Sophie Dugue (Emmanuelle). She was predeceased by her father, Michel Alloin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m., Monday, December 5, 2022, in Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL with Reverend Matt King as Celebrant. The Rosary will be recited prior to the service starting at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in memory of Benedicte to The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation at Please visit her online Tribute at