Jose Benejan of Dunkirk, NY died Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Gowanda, NY following a heart attack.
He was born in Puerto Rico on April 26, 1940 to the late Sandolio and Sophia Benejan.
Jose was educated and married in Puerto Rico. In 1965, he married Lidia Benejan and together they raised one daughter and three sons.
Before he became ill, Jose worked in construction. Besides his great love for his family, he was out-going and well-respected. He en-joyed playing dice, cards and dominoes.
Jose had been a member of the Pentecostal Church on Eagle Street in Dunkirk, NY.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Mayra Benejan and Alberto of Dunkirk, NY, Daniel of Florida and Jose of Puerto Rico.
Services will be held to-day at the Fantauzzi Funeral Home, 82 East Main Street, Fredonia, NY at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Juan Rosado officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Jose’s funeral ser-vice and may call at the Funeral Home between 4:00-7:00, prior to the service. Interment will be at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Dunkirk, NY, at the convenience of the family.