MISSION – Abraham Diego Hernandez Sr., 76, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Mission Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Hernandez was born on Feb. 15, 1941, to Jesus and Paula Cerda Hernandez in Mission. He was a 1958 graduate of La Joya High School. He worked at Sears in Los Angeles, Calif., with Customs/TABC at the Hidalgo International Bridge and at John Deere.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Corina Garcia Hernandez; his parents; and sister, Paula Hernandez.
Survivors include his children, Guadalupe Hernandez Sr., Abraham Hernandez, Victoria Armanii and Paula Hernandez; siblings, Maria Hernandez and Jose Hernandez; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A funeral mass was held on Feb. 12 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission with Rev. Roy Snipes officiating. Burial followed at the Catholic Cemetery in Mission.
Serving as pallbearers were Jose Hernandez, Manuel Garcia, Roel Cazares, Robert Cazares, J. R. Hernandez and Abe Hernandez. Honorary pallbearers were Gilbert Salazar, Marcos Salazar, Jerry Gonzalez, Christopher Gonzalez, Baldemar Garcia Jr. and Gilbert Salazar.