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In Memory of

Mercedes Hernandez

July 8, 1931 - March 26, 2015

Obituary


Mercedes Rivera Hernandez, 83 of Fabens, went home to Our Lord on Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was born in Cuadrilla, Texas on July 8, 1931 to Mercedes Rivera and Micaela Torres. She was preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Hernandez was a retired nurse. On April 14, 1951, she married Estanislado Hernandez. She is survived by her children: Estanislao Hernandez Jr. of Alamogordo, New Mexico, Laura Susan Hernandez of Fabens, Texas, Maria Ana Vaughn of Albuquerque, New Mexico, & Amelia Cook of Melbourne, Florida; grandchildren: Victoria Rene Vaughn, Christopher Brian Hernandez, Lorena Morales,...

Mercedes Rivera Hernandez, 83 of Fabens, went home to Our Lord on Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was born in Cuadrilla, Texas on July 8, 1931 to Mercedes Rivera and Micaela Torres. She was preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Hernandez was a retired nurse. On April 14, 1951, she married Estanislado Hernandez. She is survived by her children: Estanislao Hernandez Jr. of Alamogordo, New Mexico, Laura Susan Hernandez of Fabens, Texas, Maria Ana Vaughn of Albuquerque, New Mexico, & Amelia Cook of Melbourne, Florida; grandchildren: Victoria Rene Vaughn, Christopher Brian Hernandez, Lorena Morales, Estanislao Hernandez III, Helen Alyssa Vaughn, Amanda Mercedes Steele, Kinsey Steele & Anna Cook; great-grandchildren: Emily Casillas, Juan Tanis Morales, Carmen Morales, Luis Angel Morales, Adan Saul Morales, Christopher Brian Hernandez Jr., Alexis Rose Hernandez, Michael Anthony Hernandez & Jacob Anthony Vaughn; her brothers: David Rivera, Benjamin Rivera & Ray Rivera; and her sisters: Anita Galvan & Clara Castro. Members of the family will serve as Pallbearers. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 9:00 pm Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at Hillcrest Funeral Home-Carolina with a Vigil at 7pm. Funeral Mass will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Fabens. Interment will follow at Fabens Cemetery. Service under the direction of Hillcrest Funeral Home 1060 Carolina 598-3332.