Espiridion "Dion" |
MERCEDES, TX. --
Espiridion "Dion" Hernandez, 73, passed away Nov. 9, 2013 at his residence.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufino and Juanita Hernandez and a son, Mark Anthony Rivera.
Dion was employed by H.E.B. Food Stores for 42 years until his retirement. Dion was a military veteran serving in the U. S. Air Force during the Vietnam era.
He is survived by his wife, Elma C. Hernandez, 8 sons, Michael Dion, Joseph Scott and Max Hernandez, Frank, Rolando (Guadalupe), Robert (Tammy), Billy (Elva) and Michael Rivera, 7 daughters, Diane "Christi" (Fred) Leal, Dina Michelle (Mussiel) Ojeda, Elma (Octavio) Chapa, Belinda (Norberto) Cancino, Betty (Miguel) Coello, Frances Rivera and Sherry (Eric) Posadas. Also surviving are 2 brothers, 4 sisters, 40 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin today, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 from 10 a.m. till 9 p.m. with a rosary to be prayed at 7 p.m. at the funeral home chapel.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m.
Burial with military graveside services will follow at Ebony Grove Cemetery in Mercedes.
Funeral services are under the care of Garcia & Trevino Funeral Home of Mercedes.
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Published in Valley Morning Star on Nov. 11, 2013