Pedro S. Hernandez, 68, of Brighton died on June 10, 2006 in Brighton, Colorado. He was born on January 18, 1938 in Hondo, Texas to Ignacio Hernandez and Anita (Sanchez) Hernandez. He married Mary Jane Sandoval in 1960. He moved to Brighton in March of 1962 with his family.
He was a truck driver from 1958 until his retirement from King Soopers in August of 1999. He loved meeting people and enjoyed spending time with his loving family. He always enjoyed life.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane of Brighton; daughters, Blanca (Bryan) Nitzsche, Laurie A. (Will) Fiske, Patricia (James) Hernandez and JoAnn (Bill) Garcia; sons, Pete (Taye) Hernandez, Jr., and Juan I. (Rose Ann) Hernandez; brothers, Octaviano (Elovia) Hernandez and Juan S. Hernandez; sisters, Isabel (Benny) Delgado and Juanita (Eddie) Jimenez; 18 grand-children and 17 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by brothers, Jose Hernandez, Eutemios Hernandez and Juan I. Hernandez and daughter, Helen Hernandez.
Visitation, Wednesday, June 14, 2006 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Tabor-Rice Funeral Home followed by a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church; Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, June 15, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Brighton. Inurnment on Friday, June 16, 2006 at 10:00 a.m., Elmwood Cemetery, Brighton.
TABOR-RICE FUNERAL HOME IS IN CHARGE OF ARRANGEMENTS.