Obituary for HERNANDEZ

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Thursday May 15, 2014

HERNANDEZ, EVA A. Went home to be with the Lord Jesus on Saturday, May 10, 2014. She was also known by family and friends as Vangie or Angie. Eva lived a full active life. She worked at Kress and at Woolworths. While she was at Woolworths, she posed for a promotional picture with legendary drummer, Gene Krupa. She later worked at Sun Bell making jewelry and at other positions in the company. For over 30 years, Eva was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, D.A.V., Woman's Auxiliary. During her years of membership, she was the Woman's State Auxiliary Department Commander, Commander of the Woman's D.A.V. Chapter #3, and held all of the other official positions in the Auxiliary. She also was a volunteer at the Veterans Administration Hospital. Eva was preceded in death by an infant son and her husband of 62 years, Mario; sisters: Jenny Castillo and Dolores Sanchez; brother Richard Duran; sisters-in-law: Francis Duran, Virgie Duran and Dolores Hernandez; brothers-in-law: Max Leyba, Louie Romero, Ruben Luna, Max Sanchez, Frank Castillo, Guadalupe Hernandez, Hipilito Hernandez, Bill Clark and Fred Armijo. She is survived by her sons: Mario and wife Geraldine, Julian and fiance Louise, and Michael and wife Jo Ann; five grandchildren: Mario and wife Michelle, Eric and wife Charissa, Felicia and husband Diego, Angel, and Natasha; 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson; sisters: Lucy Leyba, Carrie Luna, Marie S. Romero, Ruth Carrillo; brothers: Joe Ray Duran, Carl Duran and Rudy Duran: sisters-in-law Maria Elena Duran, Munise Duran, Josie Hernandez, Josie Armijo, Mary Clark and Angela Hernandez; brothers-in-law Ray Carrillo, Joe Hernandez and D. J. Hernandez and numerous nieces and nephews. She was also blessed to have many special friends in her life. The family would like to acknowledge "The Retreat at Oxbow North", owners Nancy and Dave Giblin, and their staff for all the wonderful, outstanding and loving care that they gave to Eva. You were God's gift to us. That is why we called you our Angels. Thank You. Eva's Life Celebration will begin at Salazar Mortuary on Monday, May 19th with a Viewing at 5:00 p.m. and a Life Celebration Service at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday at Sangre de Cristo Catholic Community 8901 Candelaria Rd. NE at 9:15 a.m. followed by a Committal Service at 12:45 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Mario Hernandez, Jr., Gabriel Guerrero, Donald Duran, Steve Castillo, Diego Anaya, Dolores Julian Hernandez and Adrian Montoya. Please visit Eva's online guestbook at www.Reflectionoflife.com. REFLECTIONS Funerals & Life Celebrations 2400 Washington Street NE 884-5777