Estella Hernandez, 99, passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at JFK Hospital in Edison.
Estella was born in Carigara, Leyte, Philippines to the late Juan and Carmen Vergara Lloren. Estella had previously worked at the Menlo Park Veterans Memorial Nursing Home as a food assistant. She is a member of The Catholic Women’s League, Confraternity of St. Francis of Assisi, Confraternity of The Miraculous Medal & Our Lady of Lourdes , Confraternity of the Sacred Heart & Immaculate Heart of Mary, Carigara, Leyte, Philippines
Estella is predeceased by her husband, Andres (1955); Siblings Paciencia, Dominador, Alfredo, Peregrina, Teodorico, Salvador, Silvestra, Lucy. She is the 3rd sibling of 9 and was the last surviving sibling.
She is survived by her children, Lourdes, Virgil, Alex, Emmanuel (deceased), Carmen and Christopher.
The funeral will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 9:45am from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen followed by a 10:15am Funeral Mass at St. Francis Cathedral, Metuchen. Entombment will be in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visitation will be on Friday from 2-4pm & 7-9pm.
At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, cash donations will be forwarded by the Family to the St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Carigara, Leyte, Philippines.