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Benjamins, Jan (John)

On Thursday, May 15, 2014, 
the Lord took unto Himself into Eternal Glory 
from St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, 
John Benjamins of Hamilton, in his 83rd year. 
Son of the late Evert and Catharina Benjamins 
of Zuidwolde, Drenthe, Holland. 
Beloved husband for 61 years of Jantina (Tinie) (nee Hagen). 
Dear father of: 
Cathy and George Lubbers – St. Thomas 
Grace Ross and Deborah Shantz – Waterdown
Evelyn and Andy Knetsch – Drayton
Jake and Judy Benjamins – Kitchener 
John and Sandra Benjamins – Alvinston 
Ken and Mary Ann Benjamins – Brantford 
Jerry and Marg Benjamins – Brantford
Loving grandfather of 34 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Brother of Tina and the late Ralph Stryker of Clinton, Simon and Lammie Benjamins of Drayton, the late Geesje and Hank Bouman of Clinton. Brother-in-law to Lammie and Berend Vlietstra of St. George and the late Koen and Margje Hagen of Hamilton. 
John is also survived by a brother and sister in Holland: Jantje and the late Albert Stryker, Hennie (deceased) and Jan Stryker and Evert and Geke Benjamins.  
Donations to Redeemer University College would be appreciated by the family.
“For it is by grace you have been saved, 
through faith – and this is not from yourselves, 
it is the gift of God.” Ephesians 2:8 NIV 
Contact address: Tinie Benjamins
               137- 261 Stone Church Rd. E.,  Hamilton ON L9B2X3