OBITUARY

Benjamin Belamide Videna

March 20, 1960January 5, 2021
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Benjamin Belamide Videna, 60, of Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away on January 5, 2021. He was born on March 20, 1960 in Cavite, Philippines to Isidro and Crispina B. Videna and raised with his six siblings. He was employed for 13 years as a seaman for Norwegian companies, and later went on to work for another 13 years as a sales associate for Walmart. When he wasn’t working, he liked to spend his free time playing basketball, a lifelong hobby of his. Benjamin is survived by his wife, Marina; sons, Anthony, Arvin, and Angelo; daughter, Angel; brothers, Eddie and Lito; and sisters, Perty, Mae, Luz, and Lucy.

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Lindsey Maniates

January 8, 2021

I am heartbroken to hear of Benjamin’s passing. My deepest heartfelt condolences to you Marina, your children, and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ❤️
With Love, Lindsey

Andrea Orozco

January 8, 2021

Dear Marina,
My deepest condolences for you and your family....you are in my thoughts and prayers my friend.
Sincerely, Andrea O. (PACU)

Aleah Hail

January 8, 2021

I am so sorry for your family's loss. My deepest condolences go out to Marina, his children, and the entire family.

Biography

Benjamin Belamide Videna was born on March 20, 1960 at home in Cavite, Philippines with a midwife to Isidro and Crispina B. Videna. He was raised in the Philippines with his two older brothers, Eddie and Lito; and four older sisters, Perty, Mae, Lucy, and Luz. Benjamin was a very active young boy, always enjoying being part of teams and organizations with other kids. He was a Boy Scout of the Philippines and loved spending time outdoors, especially playing basketball, baseball, and hide and seek. As he grew up, he was a member of several community groups, including serving as youth civic organizer. He was very interested in organizing basketball leagues every summer for all age groups until his adulthood while in the Philippines.

In school, Benjamin was a good student. It was during this time that he developed his “do it right the first time” attitude. In 1978, he graduated from Cavite Institute. He went on to pursue undergraduate courses in Aircraft Maintenance from Patts College of Aeronautics. During this time, he joined the Caviteño Fraternity. While on internship for the Aircraft Maintenance courses, he was able to fly an airplane and also receive hands on training repairing an aircraft engine. He later pursued a basic seaman course from Albatross Academy in 1989. Benjamin was employed for 13 years as a seaman for Norwegian companies. He later went on to work for another 13 years as a sales associate for Walmart. He was a hard worker who valued efficiency and responsibility in himself and others.

Benjamin was a sociable and approachable man. Because he was always so straightforward in how he approached relationships, friends and family knew that what they saw was always what they got. While growing up, some of his best friends were Domingo Belamide, Joey Ronquillo, and Jesse Dariano. In his adulthood, Benjamin had many friends from both work and church that were dear to him and his wife, Marina.

On March 14, 1988 Benjamin exchanged wedding vows with Marina Forney Ambulo at Nuestra Señora de Candelaria of Silang, Cavite. Benjamin was devoted to his wife and the family they built together. He and Marina were blessed with three sons, Anthony, Arvin, and Angelo; and one daughter, Angel Joy. He was ever watchful of his children and maintained a firm hand in their upbringing. Benjamin was also a lover of animals, especially big dogs, and throughout his life his family was rounded out by Rottweilers, Labradors, Golden Retrievers, and German Shepherds. He also kept goats, horses, and cows.

When he wasn’t working, Benjamin liked to spend his free time playing basketball, a lifelong hobby of his. He also enjoyed watching sports on TV, namely basketball, football, and soccer. Throughout his later years, Benjamin was very active in youth development programs and became the Leader of the Youth in their locality. He was a Seventh-day Adventist and served as a Deacon at his church.

Benjamin passed away on January 5, 2021 at Spring Valley Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is survived by his wife, Marina; sons, Anthony, Arvin, and Angelo; daughter, Angel; brothers, Eddie and Lito; and sisters, Perty, Mae, Luz, and Lucy. Services were held at Palm Southwest Mortuary.

All who knew him would agree that Benjamin was a well-respected man who was a stable force in his community. He had a strong work ethic and always did his best to ensure that his family, friends, loved ones, co-workers, and everyone whose life he touched was given the chance to become a better person. For this, Benjamin will always be remembered and will be deeply missed.