Albert W. Benjamin Jr., 75, proud and independent man with a big heart

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Albert W. Benjamin Jr.
Albert W. Benjamin Jr.

HAMPSTEAD — Albert W. Benjamin Jr., 75, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. He was born December 21, 1941, in Towanda, Pa., to the late Albert E. and Lulu Mayo Benjamin.

Albert was preceded in death by his wife, Annette Wood Benjamin; two brothers, Gerald and Theodore Benjamin; two sisters, Daisy Pierce and Eleanor Ellis; and his loyal companion, Bridget.

Surviving Albert are his two sisters, Shirley Dickinson of Hampstead, N.C., and Marjorie Pierce of Towanda, Pa.; and many nieces and nephews.

Albert was a proud member of the U.S. Air Force and retired in 1982. Since his retirement, he had enjoyed life to the fullest. Albert enjoyed traveling, bowling, target shooting and his favorite, golf. He was also, a dedicated member of the Towanda American Legion, Post 42. Albert was a very proud and independent man with a big heart. He will be in our hearts forever and missed by all that loved him.

Services will be held in the Spring in Towanda, Pa.