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LUCIA G HERNANDEZ LA FERIA - Lucia G. Hernandez, 82, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2013 at her niece, Graciela Hernandez's house in McAllen, TX. Lucia was a lifelong resident of La Feria, TX where she worked for forty years at the local First National Bank. Lucia was preceded in death by her parents, Santiago Hernandez and Teresa (Gonzalez) Hernandez, and her brothers Santiago G. Hernandez, Miguel G. Hernandez, David G, Hernandez and Roman G. Hernandez. She also was preceded in death by a half-sister, Alvelina. She is survived by one brother, Jose G. Hernandez, of La Feria, TX and numerous nieces and nephews. Lucia never had children of her own but raised her niece Graciela Hernandez of McAllen and her children, John Petitta Jr. of Colorado, Jonie Petitta of Corpus Christi, Joseph Barber Jr. of Mission, and Josefann Barber of Mission as her own. Lucia was an avid La Feria Lion's football fan and loved her Dallas Cowboys. She was a devote Catholic and attended the St. Francis Xavier Church of La Feria, TX. A funeral mass will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013 at St. Francis Xavier Church at 2 p.m. and then she will be buried with her mother at La Capilla Cemetery in La Feria. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Heavenly Grace Funeral Home and Crematory. Sign the guest book at www.themonitor.com/obituaries
Published in The Monitor on Mar. 22, 2013
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