BenusikPeterwebPassed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia on Thursday, September 12, 2013.  PETER BENUSIK, 80 years, was of Petrolia.  Peter will be missed by his wife of over 53 years, Anna.  He was the loving father of Peter and Karen Benusik, Paul and Jennifer Benusik, and the late Dusan (2006).  He will be missed by his grandchildren Iain, Jason, Sabrina, Maggie, Matthew, Joseph, and Susanka, and his great grandchildren Natalie and Seth.  Peter was born is Slovakia and was the youngest of five children who have all predeceased him. Peter came to Canada in 1968 and lived in Sarnia until moving to Petrolia in 1984.  Visitors will be received on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME, Petrolia. Parish Prayers will be offered at 7:45 p.m.   A funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. from St. Philip’s Parish, King St., Petrolia.  Interment will be in Hillsdale Cemetery.  As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Joseph’s Hospice of Sarnia-Lambton ( or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (  Memories and condolences may be shared on-line at

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