Sam Passalaqua, 94 of Turlock, died Dec. 13 in Turlock. He was born in 1916 in Wyandotte, Mich. He was a farmer for 80 years.
Sam is survived by his son, Alton “Butch” Passalaqua of Chino; daughter, Judith Rose of Chesapeake, Va.; six grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irby Passalaqua; and son, Larry Ashby.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 20 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 21 at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave., Hughson. Burial will be at Lakewood Memorial Park.
Services are under the direction of Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service of Turlock, www.whitehurstnortondiasfunerals.com.