Born in: Del Rio , Texas
Resided in: Fremont, California

Pedro Hernandez  passed away peacefully on January 21,2021 in Fremont, California. He was born on December 4,1932 in Del Rio, Texas to Juan and Juana Hernandez.

Pedro joined the United States Army in 1950 and served in the Korean war in the1st Caliber Cavalry division.He served 3 years.

He met and married his lovely wife Diamantina and they had six children and lived in Mission San Jose district for 57 years. He worked 35 years and retired from General Motors in Fremont, Ca.

Pedro had much love for his family and he loved watching it grow as his grand children had children and he loved to tell his family and friends how many he and his wife had 15 grand children and 20 great grand-children. Pedro’s favorite pastimes were buying lottery tickets, going gambling with his daughters and watching his favorites teams the Oakland Raiders and Oakland A’s with his wife sitting beside him cheering them on.

He took much joy in family outings, and loved having family get togethers in the backyard and celebrating the holidays with all his family.

Pedro will be missed for his kind heart, laughter and helping others. He loved sharing his stories of Korea and the pride he had of serving his county.

Pedro was preceded in death by his wife Diamantina Hernandez, son Juan Hernandez and daughter Olga Meager. He is survived by his daughters Rebecca Cabanas, Delia Rodrigues, Debbie Twist and Irene Schwab.

Donations may be made to:

Brookdale Hospice 4574 Stonebridge Dr, Suite 206, Pleasanton, ca 94588. In loving memory of Pedro and Diamantina Hernandez as their daughters appreciate all the care and supported for their loving parents.


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  1. CandlePete,
    It was wonderful growing up with you and Tina so close. Always loved your family. I will always cherish my dear friends “The Hernandez Family”. Pete, we’re going miss you. May you RIP with your beautiful bride Tina beside you.
    Love Always,
    Deborah Casado


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