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José Lorenzo Hernández

March 19, 1940 — August 11, 2021

José Lorenzo Hernández, 81, passed peacefully from this life on august 11, 2021.  He was born to the late Lorenzo and Juana P. Hernández on March 19, 1940 in San Benito, Texas.

José was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War.  He was a longtime employee of Feldman’s Liquor & Wines before his retirement.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lorenzo and Juana P. Hernández; sister, Juanita Hernández González; brothers, José P. Hernández, Guadalupe P. Hernández, and Jose Cruz Hernández.

Left to treasure his memory is his loving wife, Rosario Vega Hernández; his children, José Lorenzo Hernández Jr. and Patricia Ann Hernández; grandchildren, Brittany Herron and Savanna A. Hernández; and five great-grandchildren. José is also survived by his brother, Lorenzo P. (Martha) Hernández; brother-in-law, Luis Gonzalez; and sister-in-law, Virginia Hernández.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Joe Villalón, Celebrant.  Visitation will take place on Monday, August 16, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home. A recitation of the Holy Rosary will be from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Funeral procession will depart the funeral home Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. to Mont Meta Memorial Park Chapel of Peace Mausoleum where José will be laid to rest with full military honors.

Honored to serve as pallbearers are José Cruz Hernández, Guadalupe Hernández Jr., Eli Villarreal, Joseph Hernández, Manuel Robles, and Cirildo Piñon.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, August 16, 2021

Starts at 9:00 am (Central time)

St. Theresa Catholic Church

1300 Combes Street, San Benito, TX 78586

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Visitation

Monday, August 16, 2021

3:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Recitation of the Holy Rosary

Monday, August 16, 2021

Starts at 7:00 pm (Central time)

Buck Ashcraft San Benito Funeral Home

1400 West Business 77, San Benito, TX 78586

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Entombment

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mont Meta Chapel of Peace

26170 Texas 345, San Benito, TX 78586

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