New Iberia - A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at St. Peter Catholic Church in New Iberia for Kim Parr Hernandez, 59, who passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in New Iberia.
Entombment will follow in Holy Family Cemetery.
Rev. William Blanda will be the Celebrant.
A gathering of family and friends will be Monday from 3:30 pm until 9:00 pm at Pellerin Funeral Home. A rosary, led by Deacon Patrick Burke, will be prayed at 7:00 pm on Monday. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 8:00 am until 9:30 am.
A very proud Marine Mom, Kim was born on March 24, 1961 in Houma and was a resident of New Iberia. She was a loving wife, amazing mother, a very proud grandmother, and a good friend. Kim loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her husband, Matthew Hernandez of New Iberia; daughters, Aimee Hernandez of New Iberia, Alyssa Melancon and spouse Chase of New Iberia; son, Cpl. Taylor Hernandez, USMC of Okinawa, Japan; parents, James and Beulah Parr of New Iberia; brothers, Jimmy Parr of Natchitoches, Timmy Parr of New Iberia, Tommy Parr and spouse Cherlo of New Iberia; sisters, Kay Parr of Houma, Kathy Hobbs and spouse Mike of New Iberia; grandson, Wyatt Melancon; mother-in-law, Jeanette Hernandez Kleinpeter of New Iberia; brother-in-laws, Kansas Hernandez and spouse Aileen of Lafayette, Alvin Hernandez, Jr. and spouse Bill Leatherman of Alexandria, Shawn Hernandez and spouse Holly of Lafayette; aunt, Carolyn Garrett of Houma; several nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, "Beau".
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, F.L. and Susie Parr, G.D. and Beulah "Boo Boo" Doiron; father-in-law, Alvin Hernandez, Sr.; sister-in-law, Jean Hernandez; step father-in-law, Lee Kleinpeter, Sr.; special aunts, Marie Claire Bergeron and Imelda Hebert (Godmother).
Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, (337-365-3331) is in charge of arrangements.