Boice Funeral Home

308 Pollasky Ave, Clovis, CA


Samuel T. Benabides

14 November, 191821 January, 2020

Samuel Torres Benabides, age 101, of Clovis, California passed away on Tuesday January 21, 2020. Samuel was born November 14, 1918 in Chihuahua City, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Samuel is survived by; daughter Betty Martinez (Pedro Martinez); daughter Nancy Alderete (Robert Alderete); daughter Joyce Chance (Walter Chance, Jr.); daughter Shirley Ruiz; son Sam Beabides; son Jerry Benabides; daughter Debbie Briano (Richard Briano); and daughter Sandy Jay (Gerald Jay); sister Billie Mendoza.

A Visitation for Samuel will be held Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 8:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at Boice Funeral Home, 308 Pollasky Avenue, Clovis, California 93612.

A Rosary Service will occur Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 929 Harvard Avenue, Clovis, California 93612.

A Mass of Christian Burial will occur Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 929 Harvard Avenue, Clovis, California 93612.

Serving as pallbearers are Matthew Chance, Jason Chance, Mitchell Martinez, Mark Vallejo, Nick Navarro, John Ruiz,

Serving as Honorary Pallbearers are Juan J. Benabides and Jose L. Benabides.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.boicefuneralhome.com for the Benabides family.


  • Betty Martinez (Pedro Martinez), Daughter
  • Nancy Alderete (Robert Alderete), Daughter
  • Joyce Chance (Walter Chance, Jr.), Daughter
  • Shirley Ruiz, Daughter
  • Sam Beabides, Son
  • Jerry Benabides, Son
  • Debbie Briano (Richard Briano), Daughter
  • Sandy Jay (Gerald Jay), Daughter
  • Billie Mendoza, Sister
  • Samuel also leaves 25 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and8 great great grandchildren.

  • Matthew Chance
  • Jason Chance
  • Mitchell Martinez
  • Mark Vallejo
  • Nick Navarro
  • John Ruiz
  • Juan J. Benabides, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jose L. Benabides, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation Wednesday, 29 January , 2020
  • Rosary Service Wednesday, 29 January , 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, 29 January , 2020

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