Herlinda Hernandez Alvear

Herlinda Hernandez Alvear, resident of Kenedy, Texas, entered eternal rest Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2:45 P.M., at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 61 years, 5 months and 9 days.

Herlinda was born April 28, 1951, in Goliad, Texas, the daughter of Manuel Hernandez and Josefina Rodriguez Hernandez. On July 15, 1968, Herlinda married Frank Alvear in Kenedy, Texas. The two began their life and raised 3 daughters. Herlinda was a devoted housewife and also worked as a C.N.A. at the John Paul II Nursing Home in Kenedy, Texas. Herlinda was of the Catholic faith.

Herlinda is survived by her daughters, Kelly Ann Alvear and Stefanie Alvear both of Stockdale, Texas; her brothers, Isidro Hernandez of Ross, Texas and Fernando Hernandez of Harker Heights, Texas; her sisters, Feliciana Janssen of Kenedy, Carmen Salas of Nolanville, Texas, Dominga Hernandez of Kenedy, Texas, Guadalupe Reyna of Nolanville, Texas, Angie De Los Santos of Ross, Texas and Esperanza Alvear of Kenedy, Texas; and her 3 beloved grandchildren. Ms. Alvear is preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Linda Lou Alvear; her brother, Manuel Hernandez; and her sisters, Irma Hernandez and Felipa Hernandez.

A rosary was, Wednesday, October 10, 2012 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel at 7:00 P.M. Funeral mass was celebrated at 9:30 A.M., Thursday, October 11, 2012, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, with Rev. Norbert Herman officiating. Interment followed in the Loma Alta Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were, Julian Esquivel, Fernando Hernandez, Jr., Henry Janssen, Fidencio Vera, Aurelio Torres and Jessie Hernandez.