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Susie T. Hernandez

Obituary for Susie T. Hernandez

August 27, 1920 - January 5, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 97

She taught us never to give up and she would tell us "pick up and carry your cross and never quit".. . .


August 27, 1920-January 5, 2018

Susie T. Hernandez passed away peacefully from this life in the early morning of January 5, 2018. She was surrounded with her loving children and family during the last months of her life. Her daughter Janie Jay was with her every day and she was her primary caregiver.

Susie had a passion and zest for life. She was very loving, giving, understanding, forgiving, with a wonderful sense of humor. She instilled in all her loved ones confidence and determination. She taught us never to give up and she would tell us "pick up and carry your cross and never quit". The look in her eyes said it all.

Susie was born in Port Lavaca, Texas but San Antonio was her home since a very young girl. She is preceded in death by her mother and father Jesus and Guadalupe Torres, by her husband Marcos M. Hernandez and her son Alejandro Hernandez and granddaughter Iris Vera.

Susie is survived by her children: Filiberto Vera (Yolanda) Ruben Vera Sr., Elida Mancillas (Jesse) Rogelio Hernandez (Eva) Roberto Hernandez (Linda) Rudolfo Hernandez (Bonnie) Ricardo Hernandez (Jeanie) Janie Jay (Spencer) Oralia Miller (Carl) Marcos Hernandez Jr. (Gloria) Josie Reyes and her brother Gabriel Alvarado.

She raised three grandchildren Iris Vera, Ruben Vera Jr., and Patricio Vera numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

A Rosary will be held Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 7:00 pm, at Porter Loring Mortuary, 1101 McCullough Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78212.

The Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, January 12, 2018, at 11:00 am, at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, 2004 Chihuahua St., San Antonio, Texas 78227. Interment will follow in San Fernando Cemetery #2, 746 Castroville Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78237.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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