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Hubert Walcott Benjamin Sr.

January 4th, 2014

Sunrise: February 8th, 1935
Sunset: January 4th, 2014

With sadden hearts and deep regrets, the Benjamin, Gomes and Martin families announce the home-going of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, Hubert Walcott Benjamin, Sr.

This sad event occurred on Saturday, January 4th, 2014 at the Richmond University Medical Center on Staten Island, NY after a protracted illness.

He leaves to cherish the memory of his unconditional love his wife, Mrs. Esther L. Benjamin; step-son Yor-El Francis. His ex-wife, Emily McClain Benjamin, their children: Hubert Walcott Jr, James Edward (Florence), Rosalyn Perrine Mayme, Debra Estene, Sheila Victoria, Cleopatra Denise and Emile John Kish. He is also survived by sons - Frank Leslie Williams, Hassan Carl Benjamin and Albert Walcott Benjamin, two adopted children - Harriet Benjamin & James Roberts Benjamin. Walcott currently has twenty-eight grandchildren. Walcott also leaves to mourn four sisters: Hyacinth, Marilyn, Evelyn and Sheila, and additional scores of cousins, nieces, nephews, in-laws and a hosts of other relatives, professional associates and friends in Antigua, Liberia, England, the United States and other countries.

Funeral Arrangements
Wake-Keeping Service
Date: Friday January 17th, 2014
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: St. John's Episcopal Church
1333 Bay Street
Staten Island, NY 10305
Tel. #: 718-447-1605
Funeral Service
Date: Saturday January 18th, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: St. John's Episcopal Church
1333 Bay Street
Staten Island, NY 10305
Tel. #: 718-447-1605
Location: Church of St. Michaels
211 Harbor Rd
Staten Island, NY 10303
Tel. #: 718-442-1688
Esther L. Benjamin 718-816-1197 (NY)
Alvin Goodridge 917-204-8150 (NY)
Henry Hali 201-214-3136 (NJ)
Hubert Benjamin 303-521-8899 (MD)
Rosalyn Benjamin 214-682-7412 (TX)
Debra Benjamin 972-822-6566 (TX)
Sheila Morris 469-583-2425 (GA)
Cleopatra Benjamin 972-834-0535 (TX)
James Benjamin 231-641-1564
Hotel Accomodations
Hilton Garden Inn New York/State Island
Location: 1100 South Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314
Tel. #: 718-477-2400
Pricing: $135.20 + tax - Ask for Bereavement Rate
Ramada Inn Staten Island
Location: 535 North Gannon Avenue
  Staten Island, NY 10314
Tel. #: 718-494-6300
Group Rate: $84.99 + tax
Group Name: Benjamin Funeral

Reservations must be made no later than Tuesday, January 14, 2014 to qualify

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