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Gavino A. Hernandez

December 17, 1940 October 24, 2019
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Gavino Alfaro Hernandez Jr, 78, passed away peacefully in his home at Vacaville, CA, surrounded by his family and friends after battling a terminal illness. He lived a life full of love & devotion for family, support from friends & community, and with an unwavering belief in God strengthened by the Catholic faith. Survived by his wife Marie. Living Children are Mark Sr. and Olga Hernandez, Michelle Molina, and a son who preceded him in death named Troy. Grandchildren Alex, Kaylyn, Amanda, Mark Jr., Tiffany, Shellymar, Ramie, Mirelys, Abner, Zulli, Soyara, and Erick. Many great-grandchildren as well.
Gavino was born Dec. 17th, 1940 in Rolinda, CA to Gavino Hernandez Sr. and Anita Delgado-Alfaro. Highschool sweathearts, he met Marie married on April of 1962. Together they began their life journey in San Leandro, CA until eventually becoming a pillar of the Vacaville community. Employed by Safeway in 1962 for 16 years then joined Lucky’s warehouse in 1978 until retirement. In 2008, Gavino was baptized and confirmed at St. Mary’s catholic church, where he embraced his spiritual life through charitable events, becoming a part of the Knights of Columbus in 2009, and being a reflection of God’s love through his community involvement. Gavino became a part of Oddfellows in 2006. Known for not only his love of family & friends and dedication to Catholic faith, he is remembered for being an avid RAIDER fan with a love for gambling/Casino trips, 60’s music, and traveling the world from Mexico to Italy.
Viewing and Rosary will be held on Tuesday 10/29/19 at 5pm to 8pm at McCune Funeral Home located at 212 Main St. Vacaville, CA. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday 10/30/19 at 10am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, graveside viewing will be at Vacaville Elmira Cemetery. Then, reception at St. Mary’s parish hall adjacent to church. In lieu of flowers, family welcomes monetary donations towards headstone which will be collected at reception hall. If unable to contribute, prayers and thoughts for family are all that is desired. “Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, Unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed, and very dear” (unknown).

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5:00 PM 10/29/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
McCune Garden Chapel

212 Main St.
Vacaville, CA 95688

Rosary 7:00 PM

McCune Garden Chapel
212 Main St. Vacaville 95688 CA
United States





10:00 AM 10/30/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

350 Stinson Ave.
Vacaville, CA 95688

St. Mary's Catholic Church
350 Stinson Ave. Vacaville 95688 CA
United States

Cemetery Details


Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery Final Resting Place

522 Elmira Rd.
Vacaville, CA 95687

522 Elmira Rd. Vacaville 95687 CA
United States

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