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Mary Hernandez

Mary Lou Hernandez, 75, of Davis, passed away peacefully August 20, 2008, with her family by her side, after several years of struggling with cancer.

Mary Lou was born March 13, 1933 in Davis, California to Eleuterio & Emeteria Garcia. She married Ernest Hernandez November 1, 1952 in Reno, Nevada. Mary Lou was voted Director Emeritus of the Yolo County Democratic Club and will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Concilio.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her parents Eleuterio & Emeteria Garcia ; sister, Consuelo and brothers: Enrique and Arthur.

Mary Lou is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Ernest Hernandez; children: Nancy Canas, Kathleen Lopez, Cynthia Mata, Elaine Bailey and Gerald, Ernie, Marylou Hernandez; 16 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters: Joseph, Hope, Carmen, Rosie, Alfred, Fernando, Mickie, Irene, Fred, as well as numerous nephews and nieces.

A time of visitation will be held Tuesday, August 26, 2008 from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. with a Rosary being recited at 7:00 P.M. at St. James Catholic Church, 1275 B Street in Davis. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, August 27, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. at St. James Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Davis Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Mary Lous memory to your favorite cancer charity.

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Mom, words can't begin to tell you how much I love and will miss you. Linda,I and the boys will always remember the good times we shared camping and family outings or just sitting in the backyard talking under the shade tree. Thank you for your wisdom and support. Your courage was unpresidented and I admire you for that. God Bless Your son Ernie

Ernie Dec 31 2008 12:00 AM

Condolences to your whole family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Joyce Trujillo Dec 31 2008 12:00 AM

You will always be in our hearts and thoughts... And Tia I will never forget your Tuna Fish sandwiches they were the best... Our condolences to the family for your loss... But she is in Godaas hands now... And may she Rest in Peace... And may you find peace in the loving memories and the happy times you had with your Mom... She was a special person and will be missed by manya Lori, Rick & Rick Jr.

Rick & Lori & Rick Jr Leach Dec 31 2008 12:00 AM

To the Family, May each of you find comfort in knowing that God is "near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in spirit he saves." (Psalm 34;18) He has promised to "actually swallow up death forever...and certainly wipe the tears of all faces." (Isaiah 25;8) Take care,

roxanna valez Dec 31 2008 12:00 AM

On behalf of my family, I would like to offer condolences to all of the Hernmandez family. My brother Gilbert, sister Maribel and myself Hector knew her children Mary Lou and Ernie well as we grew up together. May God bless all of you, and may God give you strength to get through this difficult time.

Hector Lopez Dec 31 2008 12:00 AM

Dear Mary Lou and family, We are so sorry for your loss and appreciate your kind words remembering Paul, while your grieving also. Leona and Walt

Leona and Walt Narr Sep 30 2008 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Christine Martinez Aug 27 2008 12:00 AM

Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your recent loss. My thoughts are with you and your family during these very difficult times. Mary Lou was a kind, loving and caring person, she will be missed by many. May the love of those around you help you through these sorrowful times. One day your hearts will find peace and comfort in this healing. Love, Leola

Leola Wilson Aug 27 2008 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies and condolences to the Hernandez Family. May God Bless you during this difficult time. I have met alot of you during visits to Davis with my Aunt Concha and Pancho also at our Guerrero Family reunion

Randy and Sandra Thornton and Family Aug 27 2008 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. I lost my father 20 years ago and my mother 20 years ago so I know the pain that you are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Annette McKeen Aug 26 2008 12:00 AM

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