Henry Joseph Samora
May 5, 1940 ~ July 24, 2018
CLEARFIELD - Henry Samora, 78, passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018, peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones.
He was born on May 5, 1940, in Delta, Colorado, the son of Ralph and Lena Rodarte Samora.
Henry had resided in Colorado, Washington, and most of his life in Utah.
Henry married Mable Anita Samora in 1966, in Elko, Nevada. They later divorced but remained best friends forever.
He loved fishing, hunting, shooting pool, playing poker with family in his younger years, in his older years he enjoyed spending time with family. He especially loved being entertained by his great-grandson, Eliot Samora.
Surviving are his children: Shiela (Tom) Nichols, Debbie (Richard) Samora-Hernandez, Cherral O^hanahan, Valerie (Noel) Hernandez, Alfred Samora; 12 grandchildren, 25 great- grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Dee Samora-Pecht and Elizabeth (Tino) Lovato.
Preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Jacqie Samora; brothers and sisters.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 3, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Saint Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 210 Chapel Street, Layton, Utah. Friends may visit family on Thursday, August 2, 2018, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 N. Fairfield Road. A vigil with Rosary will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Interment, Clearfield City Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Hearts for Hospice and a special thanks to his nurse, Heather.
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