Jose “Lalo” Hernandez



Hernandez passed away Jan. 17 in San Jose.
Jose “Lalo” Hernandez passed away Jan. 17 in San Jose.

He is survived by his children Gabriel Hernandez and Jarrod Hernandez both of Gilroy; grandchildren Gabriel, Jr., and Julian, their mother Dolores Garcia, and expecting a granddaughter next month, Layla and her mother Serena Fuentez; brother of Ted Hernandez and his wife Ortencia, Jose Hernandez and his wife Stella, Lupe Hernandez all of Gilroy, Bert Hernandez of Santa Monica, and Frank Montalvo and his wife Theresa of Texas, Maria Hernandez, Margaret Eglinton and her husband Richard, Susie Salas and her husband Carlos of Whittier, Esther Castaneda and her husband Frank of Gilroy, Peggy Hernandez and her fiance Jess Sanchez, Terry Heredia and her husband Robert all of Gilroy; also survived by many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Theodoro and Angelina Hernandez, brother John Hernandez, godson Carlos Vaca and his children’s mother Theresa Salgado.

Lalo’s biggest enjoyments were the Beatles, Giants, and 49ers, most important to him was spending time with his grandsons, family and his many friends. He proudly worked for UTC for over 18 years.

A vigil will be held Thursday, Jan. 20 at 7pm in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Gilroy. Funeral Services will begin Friday 9:30am at the funeral home, then to St. Mary’s Church, Gilroy for Mass at 10Am. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Gilroy. Arrangements by Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy.

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