Benigno S. Fernando

November 20, 1937May 3, 2022
Obituary of Benigno S. Fernando


Delano Mortuary

Benigno S. Fernando, age 84, of Delano, California passed away on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Benigno was born November 20, 1937 in San Manuel, Tarlac, Philippines. Benigno is survived by his son Sam Fernando (Mila Fernando); his daughter Cris Mati; and his daughter Zenaida Tutop (Joel Tutop); his sister Lily Javier and his sister Lolita Bacani; his granddaughter Vianca Carlson (Bryton Carlson), his grandson Jhordan Tutop (Jenilee Tutop), his granddaughter Monavie Tutop (Jakob Layman), his grandson Ericson Mati, his granddaughter Chelsea Mati, his grandson Joshua Fernando, his granddaughter Samira Fernando, his great grandson Jonah Carlson, his great granddaughter Jordyn Tutop and his great granddaughters Noa Appouline Layman. Benigno was preceded in death by his spouse Monica Fernando; his son Rudolfo Fernando and his son-in-law Eric Mati; his father Cesario Fernando (Lydia Fernando); his sister Flor Sanchez; his brother Bonifacio Fernando; his brother Roberto Fernando and his sister Fely Antonio. A visitation for Benigno will be held Friday, May 27, 2022 from 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM at Delano Mortuary, 707 Browning Rd., Delano, CA 93215. A rosary will occur Friday, May 27, 2022 at 4:00 PM, 707 Browning Rd., Delano, CA 93215. A funeral service will occur Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, 707 Browning Rd., Delano, CA 93215. A committal service will occur Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM at North Kern District Cemetery, 627 Austin St., Delano, CA 93215. Serving as pallbearers are Ericson Mati, Joshua Fernando, Bryton Carlson, Jakob Layman, Ronnie Ganitano, Christopher Calantoc, Loubert Manasan and Nicholas Deguzman. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Fernando family. Services entrusted to Delano Mortuary, a Dignity Memorial provider.

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  • Lily Javier Sister
  • Lolita Bacani Sister
  • Sam Fernando (Mila Fernando) Son
  • Cris Mati Daughter
  • Zenaida Tutop (Joel Tutop) Daughter
  • Vianca Carlson (Bryton Carlson) Granddaughter
  • Jhordan Tutop (Jenilee Tutop) Grandson
  • Monavie Tutop (Jakob Layman) Granddaughter
  • Ericson Mati Grandson
  • Chelsea Mati Granddaughter
  • Joshua Fernando Grandson
  • Samira Fernando Granddaughter
  • Jonah Carlson Great Grandson
  • Jordyn Tutop Great Granddaughter
  • Noa Appouline Layman Great Granddaughter
  • Monica Fernando Spouse (deceased)
  • Rudolfo Fernando Son (deceased)
  • Cesario Fernando (Lydia Fernando) Father (deceased)
  • Flor Sanchez Sister (deceased)
  • Bonifacio Fernando Brother (deceased)
  • Roberto Fernando Brother (deceased)
  • Fely Antonio Sister (deceased)
  • Eric Mati Son-in-law (deceased)

  • Ericson Mati
  • Joshua Fernando
  • Bryton Carlson
  • Jakob Layman
  • Ronnie Ganitano
  • Christopher Calantoc
  • Loubert Manasan
  • Nicholas Deguzman


Friday, May 27, 2022


2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Delano Mortuary

Friday, May 27, 2022
Saturday, May 28, 2022

Funeral Service

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Delano Mortuary

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Committal Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am

North Kern District Cemetery