Judy M. Benjamin of Patterson, NY, formerly of Queens, NY, died peacefully on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Putnam Hospital Center. She was 62 years old.
Born in Trinidad on October 19, 1958, daughter to Salima (Ali) Ramsundar and the late Hamlyn Ramsundar.
Judy was married to the love of her life, Kelvin Benjamin before his passing on July 3, 2012. She enjoyed crocheting and needlepoint. Judy spent hours creating beautiful items that she would donate to Memorial Sloan Kettering every winter. Spaghetti Fridays always brought joy to her and her family the first week of every month.
Although she struggled through four cancers, her strength was apparent with her love of life and her constant smiles. She always had a positive greeting for every stranger she met. Her favorite saying was “We Can-cer vive”.
Judy is survived by her loving daughter Ashley and her soninlaw, Fidel of Patterson, NY, her adoring granddaughter Sonia and her 5 siblings and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Patterson, NY at 12:30pm. Visitation was held prior at the funeral home from 11am-12:30. Interment was private.