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Juana HernandezJune 24, 1921 ~ July 27, 2017 (age 96)
Juana Hernandez, 96, of W. Ortega Street, Carlsbad, New Mexico, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at her home.
Visitation will be 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at San Jose Catholic Church.
A vigil is scheduled for 7:00 PM, Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at San Jose Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at San Jose Catholic Church with
Fr. Martin Cordero officiating.
Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Juana Hernandez was born June 24, 1921 in Coyame, Mexico to Epimenio and Angela (Sotelo) Jasso. She was a wonderful cook and cherished her family. Juana was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Antonio Hernandez; stepfather, Martin Sotelo; son, Salvador "Shutters" Hernandez; three grandchildren; sisters, Celia Jasso Franco and Eloisa Matta; and brothers, Juan Jasso and Pete Jasso.
Survivors are her children: Juanita Valdez and husband, Mike, Gloria Najera, Lily Acosta and husband, Ernesto, Chooky Hernandez and wife, Mary, Bob Hernandez and wife, Betty, Pauline "Tito" Biscaino, and Celina Hernandez and husband, Martin Campos; 34 grandchildren, 89 great-grandchildren, 74 great-great-grandchildren, and one great-great-great-granddaughter; brother, Manuel Uribe; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers are Felix Valdez, Yvonne Najera, Tony Hernandez, III, Epi Hernandez, Jr., Sal Hernandez, Jr., Ernesto Acosta, Jr., David Biscaino, Jr., and Kiara Doporto.
Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com