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Samuel Benjamin Dies at 79

Samuel Benjamin
Samuel Benjamin, better known as “Pud,” “Sammy” or “Shorty” died on Dec. 19 at this residence. He was 79 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Venetta Benjamin; brother, Charles Benjamin of St. Kitts; sons: Corey Benjamin, Richard Wellington “Junie” Benjamin, Clyde Benjamin-Davis, Chesley Benjamin and Glenroy Pemberton; daughters: Pamelyn, Benjamin, Diana Prince-Benjamin, Adette Benjamin, Jackie and Valan. He is also survived by grandchildren: Sharon Benjamin, Patricia Prince, Latisha Prince, Tavaris Benjamin, Jasmine Benjamin, Alisa Benjamin, Eliva Benjamin, Shenell Williams, Craig Benjamin, Kervin Benjamin, Calixte Morton, Gerieu Pemberton, Gieyon Pemberton and Guezelle Pemberton; and six great-grandchildren. Other survivors include: nieces: Mavis Berkley, Sheila Burke, Jackie Parris, Joann Warner-Griffin, Anna Phipps, Paulette Snagg, Vida Williams, and Iantha Williams; nephews: Clem Williams, Derek Williams, Lionel Williams, Earl Warner, Richard Benjamin and Samuel Benjamin; daughters-in-law: Sharon Benjamin, Yvette Lewis- Benjamin, Rosell Pemberton; as well as many other relatives too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at the Davis Funeral Home. A second viewing will be held at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at noon on Thursday, Dec. 30, at Bethel Baptist Church, Smith Bay. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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Samuel Benjamin
Samuel Benjamin, better known as “Pud,” “Sammy” or “Shorty” died on Dec. 19 at this residence. He was 79 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Venetta Benjamin; brother, Charles Benjamin of St. Kitts; sons: Corey Benjamin, Richard Wellington “Junie” Benjamin, Clyde Benjamin-Davis, Chesley Benjamin and Glenroy Pemberton; daughters: Pamelyn, Benjamin, Diana Prince-Benjamin, Adette Benjamin, Jackie and Valan. He is also survived by grandchildren: Sharon Benjamin, Patricia Prince, Latisha Prince, Tavaris Benjamin, Jasmine Benjamin, Alisa Benjamin, Eliva Benjamin, Shenell Williams, Craig Benjamin, Kervin Benjamin, Calixte Morton, Gerieu Pemberton, Gieyon Pemberton and Guezelle Pemberton; and six great-grandchildren. Other survivors include: nieces: Mavis Berkley, Sheila Burke, Jackie Parris, Joann Warner-Griffin, Anna Phipps, Paulette Snagg, Vida Williams, and Iantha Williams; nephews: Clem Williams, Derek Williams, Lionel Williams, Earl Warner, Richard Benjamin and Samuel Benjamin; daughters-in-law: Sharon Benjamin, Yvette Lewis- Benjamin, Rosell Pemberton; as well as many other relatives too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29, at the Davis Funeral Home. A second viewing will be held at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at noon on Thursday, Dec. 30, at Bethel Baptist Church, Smith Bay. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.