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Josiah J. Benjamin

Funeral Services for Josiah J. Benjamin, age 6 Months, of Ogdensburg, NY will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 4:00PM at Frary Funeral Home in Ogdensburg with Pastors Emily Hambrock from Heuvelton Wesleyan Church and Jamie Sinclair from Christian Fellowship Center in Madrid, NY. Calling hours will be held on March 20, 2019 from 2:00 until the time of the service. Josiah passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center.

Josiah is survived by his parents, Brooke Benjamin and Joshua Gilbert of Ogdensburg, NY; Grandparents Joseph and Mia Benjamin, of Canton, NY; and great-grandfather, Bernard Barton, of Ogdensburg, NY.

Josiah was born on September 6, 2018, in Ogdensburg, NY, the son of Brooke Benjamin and Joshua Gilbert.

Josiah enjoyed trying to walk, eating of course, and loved to jump, jump, jump.

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26 Condolences

  • Melissa laRock Posted March 20, 2019 7:34 AM

    Brooke, Mia & Joe
    I am so very sorry for your loss.

  • Katie and shawn Thornhill Posted March 20, 2019 7:34 AM

    I love you brooke, and josh of course we love u too! We are so sorry for the loss of that smiling beautiful boy!!! If you need ANYTHING at all you know where we are. Stay strong he still needs you….

  • Laurie Cummings Posted March 20, 2019 7:47 AM

    Words cannot express my sympathies for the loss of your beautiful little boy. Love and prayers are with you ♥️🙏

  • Renee Z. Posted March 20, 2019 8:01 AM

    Such a tragic loss, I’m so very sorry for your family, stay strong, and try to keep your heads up, your in my thoughts.

  • Tammy & Dan Harradine Posted March 20, 2019 10:00 AM

    Brooke, Josh, Mia, Joe, We are truly sorry for the loss of your little beautiful angel boy. May he always be with you in spirit. May you feel his presence as well. From one angel mom to another my heart breaks for you Brooke. Love and prayers to you all. Sending all our love, support and prayers to you.

  • Sandra Thornhill Posted March 20, 2019 10:25 AM

    I am sorry for your loss ,, my heart goes out to you and your family 🙏

  • Meggin ashley Posted March 20, 2019 10:32 AM

    I’m so very sorry brooke! My heart breaks for you and your family. You’ll be in thoughts!

  • James lawler Posted March 20, 2019 10:32 AM

    I don’t know you folks , but you have my sympathy. What a beautiful little boy. He is back with God

  • John Raymon Posted March 20, 2019 11:09 AM

    I am so sorry for your loss. I want to send you my condolences . if you need anything dont heaitate to ask.

  • Tina plantt Posted March 20, 2019 12:04 PM

    Mia , I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at your time of need

  • brandi crosby Posted March 20, 2019 12:35 PM

    I am so sorry he was such a beautiful baby boy full of smiles and giggles 💔 I will miss him prayers for you Mia Joe and Brooke and Josh

  • Lisa Creighton Posted March 20, 2019 1:17 PM

    Wade and his family send their sincere condolences…keeping all of josiah’s loved ones in prayer..

  • Peter and Sabrina Johnson Posted March 20, 2019 1:21 PM

    Brooke and Josh ~ no words will make this any better. I have been praying for you guys. You will always have an angel watching over yous. Keeping you in our thoughts. May God help you find peace during this tragedy :'(

  • Dave & Maggie Lacks Posted March 20, 2019 1:48 PM

    We were so sorry to hear of your loss and praying for you.

  • Gina N. Posted March 20, 2019 4:01 PM

    Brooke, Josh, everyone who loved Josiah- I am so sorry. My heart is so incredibly heavy for you all. Y’all will be heavy in my heart and in my prayers.

  • Joanne Duprey Posted March 20, 2019 6:12 PM

    Brooke, Mia, Joe and Families my deepest condolences to you all. I can’t even begin to tell you how sorry I am that this happened. It’s hard to wrap your head around it. Our Lord must have had a greater purpose for beautiful Josiah. Prayers and Love to you all.

  • Nicole kinch Posted March 20, 2019 6:47 PM

    Sweet Brooke, I’m so sorry for this tragedy. My heart is very heavy to hear of such sadness. My thoughts and prayers and love go out to you and your family. Just know know that an angel is with you always. ❤️

  • Kelley Joe and Ameillia Posted March 20, 2019 7:44 PM

    We are all so very sorry for your loss of your beautiful baby boy. God has him snuggled in his arms. Ameillia loved him so much.

  • Dennis and Tammy Durant Posted March 20, 2019 8:12 PM

    Josh and Brooke, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. Please accept our condolences.

  • Mike and Sherrie Stanton Posted March 20, 2019 9:32 PM

    We are sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in our prayers at this sad time.

  • Vikki Hurteau Posted March 20, 2019 10:19 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

  • Lori Lumbard Posted March 21, 2019 2:15 AM

    I’m so so sorry for your loss of your baby, I just seen u both at Walmart just a couple days ago. It breaks my heart, he was so precious. God must’ve needed a beautiful little angel….u will meet again. I love u Brooke ….have faith. God bless his little soul. Praying for you Brooke .

  • Debbie Flack Posted March 21, 2019 8:17 AM

    Praying for comfort for all the family. There are no words for this kind of sorrow and loss.

  • Linda Malson Posted March 22, 2019 3:06 PM

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Unkown Posted March 26, 2019 3:43 PM

    Beautiful little baby sorry for such a loss

  • Denise Posted March 27, 2019 4:43 PM

    Oh my I’m so sorry, sending prayers for your family to heal from such a terrible loss. Understanding a infants passing is difficult. 🙏

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