Petra S. Hernandez

Petra S. Hernandez

WOODVILLE: Petra S. Hernandez, age 83, of Woodville, OH, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo, OH.

She was born on June 29, 1929 in San Antonio, TX to Bernardo and Maria (Ruiz) Santos. On September 3, 1947 she married Vidal M. Hernandez Sr. in San Antonio, TX and he preceded her in death on May 3, 2012. She had worked for John's Town Pizza Crust, Pemberville, OH, Goodyear, Luckey, OH and also was a custodian for Woodmore Local Schools. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and the Guadalupana of Genoa, OH. Petra's family was truly her life.

Petra is survived by her loving family, daughters: Lucia Hernandez, Hilda (Walter) Reed and Alicia Ann (fiancée - Michael Evans) Hernandez all of Bowling Green, OH; sons: Daniel Hernandez of Woodville, Vidal (Theresa) Hernandez Jr. of Woodville, Alfredo Hernandez of Woodville, Ricardo (Paula) Hernandez of Elmore; grandchildren: Sandra, Amanda, Nicholas, Shawn (Kristin), Matthew, Christopher and Adrianna on the way; great grandchildren: James, Maven; sister: Antonia (George) Olveda of Garden Grove, CA; brother: Apolonio (Mercedes) Santos of San Antonio, TX.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: Vidal; and daughters: Angelita, Alicia Santos Hernandez; and sister: Alicia Santos.

Family and friends will be received on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 4-8 PM at the Marsh Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St. Woodville, OH. A funeral Mass will be conducted on January 24, 2013 at 11:00 from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, with additional visitation from 10 AM until time of services. Officiating will be Father David L. Ritchie.

Considerations for memorial contributions are: Down's Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo, Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Autism Society of Toledo or Muscular Dystrophy of Greater Toledo. Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory or photo may do so at

Published in the News Herald on Jan. 22, 2013