Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service Inc.

321 South Main Street, New City, NY


Josephine Hernandez

March 3, 1929January 7, 2020

Josephine Hernandez (Josie) of Orlando, Florida, 90 years old, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2020. Josephine was visiting with her daughter temporarily when she suffered two strokes which led to her placement in a Rehabilitation Home. She was born on March 3, 1929 to Francisco and Dominga Torres. She graduated from a High School in New York City and married the love of her life, Rev. Antonio Hernandez. Josephine was a life member of Assembly of Christian Churches of which she was an Ordained Minister. . She enjoyed cooking, sewing and going on missions trips with her church to many parts of the world, but her greatest joys came from her family. She is survived by her two daughters Ruth Hernandez-Vega; Priscilla Hernanez-Petrosky ; and four (4) grandchildren, and three (3) great grandchildren, in addition to many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband Antonio and loving grandson Martin. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday January 14 from 2-4 pm & 7-9 PM at New Jerusalem Church, 57 Main Street, Haverstraw, NY. She will be transported to Florida where family will receive friends on Wednesday January 22, from 9:15-9:45 AM and a memorial service from 9:45 to 11:00Am followed by interment at Wood Lawn Cemetery Memorial Park in Gotha, Florida. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Calvary Christian Church, 409 West 47th Street, New York, NY. 10036.


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