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Fred Benjamin

February 25, 1943 ~ March 10, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Fred Benjamin Obituary

Fred was born on February 25, 1943, and lived in Hawthorne, NJ, graduating 1960. He went to Fairleigh Dickinson graduating with a BSEE degree and NYU graduating with a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He worked at Bendix and twenty-nine years at Mosler, Wayne, NJ. He was the beloved husband for 52 years to Marion (Graafsma) Benjamin, loving father to Melissa (Benjamin) Peters & Susan Benjamin, future father-in-law to Ben Brower, adored and cherished grandfather to JC Nasuti, Taylor, Benjamin, and Derick Peters. He will be missed by his in-laws,  Neal & Janet Graafsma,  Paul & PJ (Pamela Jean) Graafsma, Frank & Susan Graafsma and William & Debbye Graafsma.  He also is survived by Aunt Marion (Pikaard) DeMeester, Cousin Robert Vermeulen, many cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, Fred & Elizabeth (Vermeulen) Benjamin, inlaws, William & Nellie (Pikaard) Graafsma, Uncle Leonard & Marjorie Pikaard, his Aunt Lee Lawerence and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Fred was ushered into heaven to be with his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on Friday, March 10, 2023. He will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

In lieu of flowers, we would like donations to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital or The Christian Health in Wyckoff, NJ.

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
March 18, 2023

9:32 AM
Fair Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery
22-21 Maple Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

Celebration of Life
Saturday
March 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Donations

St Jude Tribute Program
P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38148-0142
Web: https://www.stjude.org/give/memorials-and-dedications.html

Christian Health
301 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff NJ 07481
Web: https://www.christianhealthnj.org/

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