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Rosalie L. (DeJoy) Hernez


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Rosalie L. (DeJoy) Hernez Obituary
Rosalie L. (DeJoy) Hernez, 91, of Colorado Springs passed away peacefully on February 1, 2014. She was born on December 12, 1922 in Alia, Sicily to Jack and Concetta DeJoy.

She came to the US when she was 3 and grew up in Pueblo, CO. She was a graduate of Central High School. Lil married Tony Hernez in 1955 and due to Tony's career traveled the world, relishing every minute of it. They retired in Colorado Springs in 1984.

Lil is survived by husband, Tony; children, Raymond Blatnik (Maggie), Dr. Gina Broome (Jim), and Chris Hernez (Doreen) all of Colorado Springs. She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren, Rachel, Hannah, Madison, McKenzie, Ryan, Sarah, Todd, and Joey, all who adored their Nana.

She is preceded in death by son, Joe Blatnik; and her younger brothers, Cheech and Tom (Cat) DeJoy.

A Rosary will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 9:15am with a Funeral Mass immediately following at 10:00am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1145 S. Aspen Road, Pueblo CO 81006.
Published in The Gazette on Feb. 5, 2014
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