Juanita Hernandez, 66, of King Cit, passed away peacefully at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, Thursday, November 22, 2012.
Juanita was born January 7, 1946 in El Paso, Texas, and had been a resident of Monterey County for well over 50 years. She was employed as a lab technician for Basic Foods, and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She will be missed by all whom she knew.
She is survived by her husband, Heriberto Hernandez; three children, Juana Bernal, Lorena Bernal, Veronica Hernandez; four grandchildren, Juanita, Esmeralda, Fabian, Samantha; four great grandchildren, Marley, Isabel, Liliana, Alexandra; two brothers, Julio Flores, Cirilo Flores; one sister, Pilar Hernandez.
Visitation was held Tuesday, November 27, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, with a rosary following. A funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Burial will take place at King City Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Woodyard Funeral Home, 395 East St. Soledad, 831-678-9100 or www.WoodyardFuneralHome.com.