Benjamin I. Benjamin Sr., 82, of Wailuku, passed away on September 21, 2012 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on December 24, 1929 in Micronesia.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at Iao Congregational Church, service at 12 noon, burial in Micronesia at a later date.
Benjamin was a Pastor for Kosrae Congregational Church.
He is survived by his wife, Kenye Benjamin; sons, Patterson (Mauriney) Benjamin, Jefferson (Kathy) Benjamin, McPherson Benjamin, Johnson (Sepe) Benjamin, Isaiah (Kenye) Benjamin, Kayen (Evelyn) Benjamin, and Vinton Benjamin; daughters, Adelyn (Henry) Noda, Seniolyn (Truman) Morris, Juslyn (McPher) Kinere, Kathlyn Zedkaia, Gloreyna (Marsiano) Benjamin, Lydia (David) Benjamin, Notwe (Paul) Olmos, Tulpe (Mac) Refilong, Marleen (Reedson) Edmond, Adelynna (Mike) Herrison, Noreen (Palikkun) Sigrah, Floreena (Delvid) Koike, and Daliann Benjamin; brother, Likiak I. Benjamin; 62 grandchildren, and 41 great-grandchildren.