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John Hernandez Jr.

July 24, 1954 October 18, 2018
John Hernandez Jr.
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Obituary for John Hernandez Jr.

John Hernandez Jr, 64, of Gonzales, passed away, surrounded by family, Thursday, October 18, 2018 at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital.

John was born July 24, 1954 in Salinas, raised in Soledad and was a longtime resident of Gonzales. He graduated from Gonzales High School, class of 1972, where he starred as a 3 sports star, football, wrestling, and track. He loved coaching girls softball, pop warner football, and soccer. He enjoyed barbequing, cooking, card games, and spending time with family. John often volunteered for local city events and youth sports groups. He was an avid Raiders fan, along with Bay Area baseball. He was employed for Soil Serve for many years, retiring in 2013.

He is survived by his children; Louise (Troy) Clausen of Tres Pinos, John E. Hernandez of Salinas; granddaughter, Marley Morlet of Gonzales; siblings, Gabriela (Salvador) Alvarado of Selma, Chris (Carol) Hernandez of King City, Sandra Hernandez of Soledad, Cynthia Zubiate of Soledad, Ruben Mena of Soledad, Alicia (Carlos) Soto of King City, Petra (Juan Lara) Mena of Soledad; Step-Father, Henry Mena of Soledad; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Hernandez & Shirley Mena.

Visitation:
Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 4 to 7 pm
at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Gonzales

Rosary:
Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 7 pm
at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Gonzales

Funeral Mass:
Friday, October 26, 2018 at 10 am
at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Gonzales

Burial:
Soledad Cemetery District


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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

25

Oct

4:00 PM 10/25/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/25/2018 7:00:00 PM
St. Theodore Catholic Church

116 S. Belden St
Gonzales, CA 93926

St. Theodore Catholic Church
116 S. Belden St Gonzales 93926 CA
US

Rosary

Thursday

25

Oct

7:00 PM 10/25/2018 7:00:00 PM
St. Theodore Catholic Church

116 S. Belden St
Gonzales, CA 93926

St. Theodore Catholic Church
116 S. Belden St Gonzales 93926 CA
US

Funeral Mass

Friday

26

Oct

10:00 AM 10/26/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Theodore Catholic Church

116 S. Belden St
Gonzales, CA 93926

St. Theodore Catholic Church
116 S. Belden St Gonzales 93926 CA
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Soledad Cemetery District Final Resting Place

1711 Metz Rd
Soledad, CA 93960

1711 Metz Rd Soledad 93960 CA
United States
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