MISSION – Juana Amparo Hernandez, 99, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Amara Hospice in Edinburg.

Born in Monterrey, NL, MX, Mrs. Hernandez lived in McAllen until 1995 and was a current resident of Mission.

She is preceded in death by her husband, P. Raul Hernandez; and a sister, Virginia Rivera Hernandez.

Mrs. Hernandez is survived by seven children, Eunice (+Jesse) Gomez of McAllen, Obdulia (Frank) Gamboa of Mission, Minerva A. (Luis) Arzamendi of San Antonio, Pablo Raul Hernandez, Dina (Jaime) Puente, Jose Andres Hernandez, all of McAllen, Edith Hernandez of Mission; 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. 

“Amparito” was a wonderful person who spent her life dedicated to her family.  She always prepared special meals, smiles and was a blessing to us and others.  She will be deeply missed and will always live in our hearts.  We will always love you, Guelita.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., with a 7 p.m. prayer service today, July 19, 2016, at Memorial Funeral Home, 208 E. Canton in Edinburg.  Funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens in McAllen.

Funeral services are under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home in Edinburg.