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Denfield Winston Benjamin Dies at 72

Denfield Winston BenjaminDenfield Winston Benjamin, also known as “Benji,” of Estate Herman Hill died on Sept. 26, while visiting Antigua. Benji, as he was affectionately called, was the third child of Herbert Benjamin and Beatrice Adams-Joseph of Antigua, both deceased.
He leaves to mourn, his wife, Rosette Benjamin (St. Croix); son, Michael Benjamin (Virginia); stepsons: Lee, Clyde and Dave; stepdaughters: Pearl, Nina and Judy; brothers and sisters: Jerome, George, Patrick, Patricia and Vincent Benjamin, Eunice Simmons, Winifred James, Daisiana, Florence, Gwendolyn and Maurice Joseph; and closest brother-in-law, Henson James.
He is also survived by very close friends: Conrad Gumbs and family, Winston Sergeant, Claude Francis, Melford Charles, John Bruney, Solomon Johnson, Winston Straun, Joycelyn and Wilshire Steven and family, Fernela Campbell, Christobelle Hesky, Class 19 C.A.G.S. singing group, the Central Sanctuary Choir, members of the former St. Croix Inspirational Singing group, Central Church members, family and friends on St. Thomas and St. Croix; close neighbors and friends in Hermon Hill on St. Croix; many nieces and nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, cousins and friends too numerous to mention. Benji will be greatly missed.
A viewing will take place at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 19, at Central Seventh-day Adventist Church, Estate Plessen, Frederiksted. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
Professional funeral services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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