Carmen A. Benitez


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Carmen A. Benitez Carmen A. Benitez, age 84 of Goodyear, died on Thursday, June 13, 2019. She was born on October 17, 1934 in Goodyear, to Zacarias and Geronima ( Ureño) Alvarado. Carmen retired from Arizona Public Service in 1990. She was devoted to her family and had deep faith in God. She was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Goodyear since 1962. She is survived by her companion of 40 years, Oscar Hony of Phoenix; children Belén Herner of Phoenix, Miguel A. and his wife, Debra of Goodyear, Steven J. and his wife Martha of Laveen, Mary E. Barr and her husband Thomas of Glendale, and Juan R. and his wife Krista of Phoenix; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fidencio L. "Benny" Benitez; brothers, Socorro, Plutarco, and Johnny Alvarado; sisters, Soledad Trujillo and Refaela Trevino; and son-in-law, Robert R. Herner. Services were held on Monday, June 24, 2019 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 539 W. La Pasada Blvd, Goodyear, AZ 85338. Burial was at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 10045 W. Thomas Road, Avondale, AZ 85392. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Hospice of the Valley, or the charity of your choice. Condolences for the family may be left at
Published on June 26, 2019
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Vicky Ketcham Turner
Jul 04, 2019
My condolences go out to all of the Benitez family for your loss. May your wonderful memories of Carmen be with you forever and help sustain you through this difficult time.
Isabel Cruz
Jul 01, 2019
Sorry for your loss, my deepest condolences to the family.
Maisha Lynn
Jun 30, 2019
Sorry for the lost ofyour family member the Bible offers hope for you and your family at Revelations 21:4 (no more tears and no death)
Jun 26, 2019