February 14, 1954 – March 7, 2020
Ben had passed away at his home while under hospice care on Saturday March 7, 2020 after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his mother Jean and brothers Chester and Joe. Ben was 66 years old and last worked at Stan Hamlet Associates as an Executive Recruiter in NYC. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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Sau, Wei, David, Betty and Nicole Tang
March 20, 2020
We Deepest Condolence to the Kwok Family. We were the Kwok's neighbor for more than 25 years. During that time, Bennie was a very kind friend and neighbor to the our family. The Kwok family was always generous and helpful. Bennie was a good ball players, friend and very helpful to me as I was growing up. He treated me like his younger brother and I will never forget that. We will always treasure and never forgotten his and the Kwok Family's kindness. We wish Bennie Eternal Peace. Our thoughts and warmest regards to the Kwok Family!!
March 18, 2020
I worked with Ben at Stan Hamlet Associates for about 20 years. We had a great business relationship and shared many a placement and a good laugh. You will be missed, rest in peace, Vivian Mehl
March 14, 2020
Ben worked for me at Stan Hamlet Associates for over 30 years
He was the kindest,honest,most caring individual I have ever met and I have met an awful lot of people.
Even during his prolonged illness and when I saw him in the hospital during a treatment,,he always asked how my family was doing
Ben only had good and positive things to say about everyone he met
Our business would not have have been so successful for so long without him
I miss his smile,good nature and even temper .
I will always remember and never forget him
He had the ability to be calm me down in some incredibly stressful times
What a truly great friend
Peace to you and your family Ben
March 14, 2020
I got a text from my old boss while I was driving home the other day. Simple text that read: “Sadly, Benny passed away Saturday.” For me, Ben was a big part of my early career getting started in Recruiting. He taught me a ton and showed me the pathway to becoming a successful Recruiter. He & my wife shared a Valentine’s Day birthday. As a matter of fact, our last text exchange was me wishing him a happy birthday on 2/14 and he wishing the same back to Wendy, even tho it’s been 10 years since we’ve worked together. We shared the same passion for both the Yankees and the Jets, the rare breed of New Yorker with crossed-wire rooting interests. We shared a love of Baseball trivia. We shared a passion for the same BBQ Rib place that I used to go to with my dad as a kid – Wylie’s on 51st & 1st – that finally closed its doors sometime in the early ‘aughts. We never uttered a bad word at one another, even in a tough, pressure-filled eat-what-you-kill business built on “selfishness” & “possession”. Additionally, his level-headedness in the office went a long way towards calming down this young hot-head of a recruiter at times. I didn’t get a chance to say goodbye. I didn’t get a chance to say “thank you”. I guess that’s what I’m doing now. Rest In Peace, Ben. Your kindness, gentle nature and friendship will be missed.
March 13, 2020
I was fortunate to have know Benny and enjoy his company on our many fishing excursions. He was always a joy to be around his company and his zest for the thing that made him happy being out on the water, fishing, the camaraderie we shared ! I will miss him. I want to share some pictures of the times we had on many wonderful days that I will remember fondly. I will miss you my Brother.
March 11, 2020
My favorite memory of my Uncle Ben was his radiant smile and welcoming energy no matter what room he entered. He was one of the most understanding people and one of the best listeners. When I was little, I loved playing dominos, fishing on his boat, and feeding Grandma’s cat turkey meat with him. As I grew older, I could always turn to him for advice whether it be in an email or on a phone call. He will be dearly missed by not only me, but many. Hope you’re catching some big fish up there, Uncle B - and maybe the Yanks will win the World Series this year 💙