Anna Maria Hernandez

Anna Maria Hernandez, age 70, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 54 years, Gonzalo F. Hernandez; sons: Roel (Cynthia) of Hammond, Rene (Josefina) of Griffith; daughter, Elizabeth (Octaviano) Reyna of East Chicago; son, Michael (Rita) of Hobart; daughter, Debbie (Ralph) Granado of Gary; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren; special niece and caregiver, Gloria Feagin. She is preceded in death by her beloved parents, Antonio (Emma) Vasquez; brother, Mario and Andres. Anna is also survived by her siblings: Armando (Rosa), Arturo (Denise), Alicia (late Juan) Casas and Alfredo; and many nieces, nephews and close friends. She was a member of St. Stanislaus Church in East Chicago. Anna was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Mom, we are blessed to have had you in our lives. Your love, laughter and devotion will be with us always. Your wish was to look after each other and take care of Dad, and always cherish family, as you always cherished your family more than anything. Visitation will be Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. with Rosary from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Main Chapel at the Ridgelawn Funeral Home, 4201 West Ridge Road, Gary, IN 46408 (219) 980-5555. Visitation will be at 9:00 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 26, 2013 at St. Stanislaus Church, 808 West 150th Street, East Chicago, IN 46312 with Msgr. John J. Siekievski, officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Mercy Cemetery in Gary, IN. Anna will be deeply missed by her loving, devoted family and precious friends. God Grant Her Eternal Peace. Memorial contributions may be donated to the family, to be dispersed to St. Stanislaus Church and Breast Cancer Awareness in the Memory of Anna Maria Hernandez

Funeral Home

Ridgelawn Funeral Home
4201 W Ridge Rd Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-5555

Published in The Times on Sept. 24, 2013