ALVAREZ — Antonio Alvarez, 56, of Fresno died Oct. 14. He was a gardener. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 23 at St. John’s Cathedral.
BENSON — Margaret Gray Benson, 93, of Fresno died Sept. 26. She was a librarian assistant. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.
CASTILLO — Flora Camacho Castillo, 87, of Kettleman City died Oct. 16. She was a retired farm laborer. Graveside: 10 a.m. Oct. 25 at Lemoore Cemetery. Arrangements: Phipps-Dale Funeral Chapel in Lemoore.
CHANDER — Romesh Chander, 83, of Fresno died Oct. 14. He was a high school principal. Service: 9 a.m. Oct. 21 at Shant Bhavan Punjabi Funeral Home in Fowler.
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HODOIAN — Esther Hodoian, 96, of Fresno died Oct. 16. She was a salesperson for Warner’s Jewelry Store for 30 years. Graveside: 10 a.m. Oct. 23 at Belmont Memorial Park. Remembrance: California Armenian Home, 6720 E. Kings Canyon Road, Fresno, CA 93727. Arrangements: Yost & Webb Funeral Home.
MADUENA — Rufino Medrano Maduena, 87, of Porterville died Oct. 13. He was a firefighter. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 21 at Porterville Funeral & Cremation Center Chapel. No services will be held.
MCELVANY — Isaac Samuel McElvany, 82, of Los Banos died Oct. 16. He was a contractor. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at Whitehurst Funeral Chapel of Los Banos. Service: 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at the funeral home. Remembrances: Connect Church of Los Banos, 404 Overland Road, Los Banos, CA 93635 or Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., seventh Floor, New York, NY 10001.
POWELL — Ona May Powell, 77, of Porterville died Oct. 18. She was a correctional facility supervisor. Service: 10 a.m. Oct. 24 at Myers Chapel.
SIMONIAN — Harriet Simonian, 100, of Fresno died Oct. 15. She was a men’s clothing buyer for Gottschalks for 50 years. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. Oct. 24 at Yost & Webb Funeral Home. Graveside: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 24 at Masis Ararat Armenian Cemetery. Remembrance: St. Paul Armenian Church, 3767 N. First St., Fresno, CA 93726.
SINGH — Manjit Singh, 57, of Fresno died Oct. 14. He was a truck driver. Service: Noon Oct. 21 at Shant Bhavan Punjabi Funeral Home in Fowler.
WILLIAMS — Charlene Williams, 76, of Visalia died Oct. 15. She was a salesperson. No services will be held. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors in Fresno.