Raquel Alvarado Hernandez 84, of Presidio passed away peacefully at her residence on Saturday, February 23, 2013 while surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Hernandez was born October 21, 1928 in Redford to Cruz Evaro and Tomas Alvarado. She married Reynaldo B. Hernandez on December 5, 1948 in Fabens. Raquel was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend who will be greatly missed but will remain in our hearts forever.
Survivors include her husband, Reynaldo B. Hernandez of Presidio; five sons, Reynaldo Hernandez Jr., Hector Hernandez, Jose Luis Hernandez, all of Presidio, Pedro Hernandez and Miguel Hernandez, both of Odessa; two daughters, Maria del Socorro Rodriguez of Big Spring and Veronica Barraza of Odessa; brother Jose Alvarado of Lubbock; two sisters, Cleofas Hernandez of Odessa and Refugia Calderon of Artesia, New Mexico; also 22 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Raquel was preceded in death by her parents, Tomas and Cruz Alvarado; sons Tomas Hernandez and Antonio Hernandez; brother Miguel Alvarado; grandchildren Ricky Hernandez and Jessica Rodriguez.
The Rosary was recited Sunday, February 24 at Santa Teresa de Jesus Catholic Church in Presidio. Funeral Mass was celebrated Monday, February 25 at the church with Father Jose Alfredo Hinojosa officiating. Holy burial was in the Hernandez Cemetery in Presidio.
Arrangements are by Memorial Funeral Home of Fort Stockton.
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