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Frank Leland Benjamin

October 31, 1936 ~ December 14, 2017 (age 81)

Frank Leland Benjamin, age 81, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Mary’s Haven surrounded by his loved ones.

He was born October 31, 1936 in Amsterdam, NY, the son of the late Leland Benjamin and Helen Perry Benjamin.

Frank was a Computer Tech with TRW Bridgeport for many years.  In his early years he was mechanic.  There was nothing about repairing cars that Frank did not know.  He was a loving, kind and caring person always willing to help others.  He enjoyed NASCAR and drag racing, his favorite drivers was Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Dale Earnhardt Jr..  He also enjoyed serving his country in the US Marine Corp from 1953 to 1957.  His lifetime of dedication and self-sacrifice serve as a monument to the exemplary man he was. His humility, integrity, and hard work continue to inspire those who knew him. 

Frank is survived by his special friend, Joan Hodsdon; sister, Beverly Copeland (John), Lora Stipsky (Frank); three nieces, Holly McFadyen, Judith Gill (Gilert), Nancy Golden (Fred); and many friends who will miss him dearly. 

He is preceded in death by his stepmother, Jean Benjamin and his sister Barbara Davis.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11 am on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, NY.  At the family’s request there will be no calling hours. 

The family would like to give a special thanks to the Saratoga Community Hospice for their love, care and compassion for Frank during his illness.



 Service Information

Graveside Service with Military Honors
December 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, NY 12871

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