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Alvin Hernandez Sr.New Iberia - A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 PM Monday, October 22, 2007, at St. Peter Catholic Church, in New Iberia for Alvin Anthony ?Hernandez, Sr. ""San Antone"", 75, who died Friday, October 19, 2007 in New Iberia. Entombment will be in Holy Family Mausoleum. Rev. Jude Halphen will be the Celebrant. Readers will be Joycelyn Hoover and Alyssa Hernandez. Gift Bearers are his granddaughters, Kristen, Aimee', and Alyssa. Mr. Hernandez is a native of Lafayette and a longtime resident of New Iberia, having worked in the oil and gas industry for 45 years for Texaco and Texas Crude Oil. He enjoyed woodworking, bowling, building models, music, and drinking coffee with his friends Ray and Jules. Survivors include his wife, Jeanette Edler Hernandez of New Iberia; sons, Kansas Hernandez and wife Jean of Lafayette, Matthew Hernandez and wife Kim of New Iberia, Alvin Hernandez, Jr. and life partner Bill Leatherman of Alexandria, Shawn Hernandez and wife Holly of Lafayette; brother, Charles Hernandez and wife Carmen of New Iberia; sister, Genevieve Ellis and husband James of College Station, TX; grandchildren, Kristen Hernandez, Eric Hernandez, Aimee' Hernandez, Alyssa Hernandez, Taylor Hernandez, Cade Hernandez, and Reece Hernandez. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dennis and Naomi Moore Hernandez and a sister, Theresa Riggs. A gathering of family and friends will be Sunday, from 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd, in New Iberia. A rosary will be at 7:00 PM Sunday. Visitation will continue Monday from 8:00 AM until time of service. Pallbearers will be Kansas Hernandez, Matthew Hernandez, Alvin Hernandez, Jr., Shawn Hernandez, Eric Hernandez, and Bill Leatherman. Honorary pallbearers include Ray Eastin, Jules Stoltz, Fred Edler, John Ray Herring, Josh Herring, James Ellis, Charles Hernandez, and Mr. Hernandez's grandchildren. The family would like to extend special appreciation to Mr. Hernandez's caregiver, Rose Breaux, and to the staff and management of Belle Teche Nursing Center, especially Kelly Hebert, for their compassionate care and accommodations. Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd, New Iberia, 365.3331, is in charge of arrangements.
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Dear Mrs. Jeanette, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. I just had to let you know how sweet it was to see my dad, Ray, acknowledged in the obituary. It brought tears to my eyes. I know my dad will deeply miss Mr. Alvin. With love, Kim Eastin Martin Posted: Mon Oct 22 14:53:26 EDT 2007
Kim Eastin Martin Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathies to Jeanette and all of your family. Alvin was a sweetheart of a man. We will keep you all in our prayers. Posted: Tue Oct 23 20:27:11 EDT 2007
Shine & Jan Sonnier Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
You all have our sympathy and are in our thoughts and prayers. Much love to Kansas, Jean, Eric and Kristen, as well as the rest of Mr. San Antone's family. Xo Hope & David Posted: Sun Oct 21 12:04:34 EDT 2007
Hope & David Hebert Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Matt, Kim, and family, So sorry to hear about your terrible loss,I will pray for you and your family to be comforted in your time of need. I will also keep your father in my prayers,but I know that he is in a better place with Our Savior. Hope you and your family have a blessed day. Posted: Mon Oct 22 10:54:46 EDT 2007
christine bourque Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Jeanette and Family -- Our thoughts and most important - our prayers are with you at this most sorrowful time -- We love you!! Danny and Debbie Hensgens Posted: Sun Oct 21 21:28:06 EDT 2007
Debbie Hensgens (Danny) Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
We are so sorry for your loss. Wish we could be there during this difficult time. We love you. Posted: Mon Oct 22 12:53:34 EDT 2007 Posted: Mon Oct 22 12:53:53 EDT 2007
Brigette Cohoon Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCE TO ALL OF THE FAMILY. MAY YOUR FOND MEMORIES HELP GIVE YOU SUPPORT AND STRENGTH DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME. MAY GOD BLESS YOU. Posted: Mon Oct 22 10:41:11 EDT 2007
SHERIFF RONNY THERIOT Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Matt, Kim and family, Sorry to hear of your family's loss. I pray that time, faith, prayers and fond memories bring all of you much comfort. With sympathy, Lanette, Charles, and Griffin Posted: Mon Oct 22 09:43:48 EDT 2007
Lanette Griffin Hebert Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Jeanette, Kansas and Jean, Sally and I will keep all of you and the rest of your family in our prayers. I always enjoyed Mr. Alvin's visits to my office. Jeanette took such wonderful care of him when he was well as well as when he was sick. If we can do anything for you, please let us know. Posted: Mon Oct 22 10:11:47 EDT 2007
Louis B. Gary Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM
Shawn, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. I am sure the open honest manner at which you do your business around the office, the always playful kidding, and willingnees to help are attributes your father taught you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless. Bo Brasher Posted: Mon Oct 22 14:17:04 EDT 2007
Bo Brasher Mar 15 2013 12:00 AM