Benito Hernandez

Benito Hernandez

Tuesday, April 3rd, 1928 - Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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PHARR - Benito Hernandez, 92, went home to the Lord Saturday, April 11, 2020, at his residence in Pharr.
Born in Taft, Texas; Benito was a direct descendent of El Capote Ranch where he was raised. He lived most of his life in Pharr, Texas. He was a Patriarch of his family; A MAN OF GOD, A MAN OF COURAGE and A MAN OF CHARACTER.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Gumecindo and Maria de Jesus Cantu Hernandez; two sisters, Amelia Cavazos, Lupita Calvillo; and a brother, Marcelino Hernandez.
Benito is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Angelita Hernandez of Pharr; four sons, Rene Angel (Raquel) Hernandez of San Antonio, Joel (Cathy) Hernandez of Spring Branch, Ricardo (Abelina) Hernandez of Mission, Noe Lauro "Larry" (Sally) Hernandez of Pharr; nine grandchildren, Michael (Robin), Bronte, Joey, Mark, Victoria, Christopher, Edgardo, Diego, Lilia; five siblings, David Hernandez of Houston, Belen Cuellar of Ohio, Virginia (Feliciano) Saenz of Corpus Christi, Jose (Estella) Hernandez, Dahlia (Oliverio) Garza, both of Pharr; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan. Private graveside service will take place at Palm Valley Memorial Gardens in Pharr.
We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Fate and Blessings caregivers and their caring staff.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church, 8001 S. Cage Blvd, Pharr, TX 78577.
Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in San Juan.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Memorial Funeral Home - San Juan
  • Service

    Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 10:00am
    St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church
  • Interment

    Palm Valley Memorial Gardens
    4607 N. Sugar Rd
    Pharr, TX 78577
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Alicia Lozano

Posted at 01:41pm
My most sincere condolences to Angie and the rest of the family from Alicia Lozano and siblings. May he rest in peace.

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