Samuel Bondoc Darza
January 9, 1944- August 9, 2016
Samuel Bondoc Darza, 72, of Owings, MD passed away August 9, 2016 at Washington Hospital Center. He was born January 9, 1944 in Cebu, Philippines to Samuel and Lourdes (Bondoc) Darza. Samuel was the traffic czar in Cebu and played a major role in the development of the South Reclamation Project in Cebu and also owned and operated Visayas Pawn Shop in Cebu. He married Marie Therese Maligon May 1, 1991 in Cebu. The couple moved to Calvert County in August 2011. Samuel was a cashier at Walmart in Dunkirk He was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in North Beach and enjoyed playing golf, scuba diving and water skiing.
Samuel was preceded in death by his parents, son Joshua David Darza, brother Rafael Darza and sister Elisa Garmsen.
Surviving are his wife Marie Therese Darza; sons Christopher Darza of Cebu, Philippines, Samuel Darza of Dunedin, FL, Joshua Darza and Nathaniel Darza of Owings, MD; daughter Claudine Ugarte and her husband Mikel of Cebu, Philippines; nine grandchildren; sisters Rebecca Darza, Sarah Fernandez and her husband Roland, Clarissa Misa and her husband Ricky and Deborah Darza all of Manila, Philippines; his former wife Marguerite Lhuillier of Cebu, Philippines and six nephews.
Friday, August 19, 2016