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Luis Enrique Benitez Jr. Dies

SSG Luis Enrique Benitez Jr. died on April 16.
He leaves to cherish his memories his father and mother: Luis and Grace Benitez; fiancé, Brittany Knick; brother, Alexei Benitez; aunts: Donna Williams, Amanda Benitez, Petronila Adams, Luz Benitez and Nelly Rivers; uncles: Eric Williams, Wilfredo Benitez (Freddy), Henson Williams, Orlando Benitez (Eto), Alec Williams (Awesome), Epifanio Benitez (Liso) and Eddy Benitez; and great-grandmother, Glady Royer.
He is also survived by grandmothers: Claron Royer and Guillermina Ayala; godmother, Florence Royer; great aunts and uncles: Rut, Mary, Agatha, Olive, Julien, Mario, Lionol and Felicidad; godson, Rozas Richardson; and cousins: Rodricka, Rebecca, Timothy, Alec, Liam, Brittany, Nevaeh, Lily, Logan, Nathan, Henson, Angela, Militza, Orlando, Mahoyan, Clit, Vanya, Tashira, Annalise, Tamina, Kathrine, Lisalionol, Alexiz, Alex, Patrick and Eddy Jr.
Other survivors include close friends: Collins, Stinnette, Steward, Michael and Maggie Dore, Michael, Jamison and Pamela Christian, Cassie Del Frate, Weber, Gilmore, Adams, Monique Weaver, Johnson, Wells, Ashford, Steve and Abraham Peguero; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, at Divine Funeral Services.
A second viewing will take place at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 1, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Christiansted. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery, Veterans Section.
Arrangements are entrusted to Divine Funeral Services and Crematory. We own and operate our own crematory. Let us offer you a Dignified Funeral, affordable by all. Tel: 773-0003/fax 773-3003.

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