Fidel V. Hernandez
March 3, 1935 – April 7, 2019
Fidel V. Hernandez passed away on April 7, 2019, at the age of 84, leaving his wife of 54 years, Candida Hernandez, and their six children: Sofia Avella, Fidel Jr., Luis, Lily, Johnny and Jaime Hernandez. He also leaves thirteen grandchildren: Juan and Jazmyn Hernandez, Gloria Valencia, Nicolas Avella, Julian Hernandez, Izel Valencia, Julie Hernandez, Daniel Avella, Priscilla Hernandez, Mia Valencia, and Eric, Lauren and Michael Hernandez.
Born in Mexico, the son of Trinidad Hernandez and Pauline Valdivia, Fidel was a life-long resident of San Jose. While in his youth, he came to the United States to work in the Bracero program, eventually making San Jose, his permanent home.
Fidel had a passion for working on cars and spending quality time with friends and family. He most enjoyed the family trips to the beach.
A Viewing and Rosary will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 9 a.m. at Lima Family Erickson Memorial Chapel, 710 Willow St., San Jose. A Funeral Mass will follow at 12 noon at St. Maria Goretti Church, 2980 Senter Road, San Jose. Burial to follow at Oak Hill Memorial Park, 300 Curtner Avenue, San Jose.
- Visitación Tuesday, April 16, 2019
- Rosario Tuesday, April 16, 2019
- Misa de entierro cristiano Tuesday, April 16, 2019
- Servicio de entierro Tuesday, April 16, 2019