Felicitas G. Hernandez, "Lupe" passed away Dec. 18, surrounded by her family. Lupe was born March 10, 1931 in Juchatengo, Oaxaca, Mexico the youngest of 10 children. She came to this country in the late 1950's arriving in Oxnard, California where she met Manlio "Mario" Hernandez who she married and came to live with in Grover City now Grover Beach in 1960.
She worked alongside her husband at The Economy Army & Navy Store later known as Mario's Clothing Store if you were looking for a pair of Levis or workboots thats where you would go and see her at the counter till 1980. Then continuing their retail sales and restaurant "La Carreta" at the Nipomo Swap Meet for over 20 years. Her talent of cooking fed 1000's over the years, her Menudo couldn't be beat. She was an instrumental part of the Union Civica Cultural Mexicana Organization, especially the Folklorico group. . She loved cooking, gardening, thrift stores and her birds.
She is survived by her children, Jaime Hernandez (Kelley), Jorge Hernandez, Xochitl Farias (Frank), her grandchildren, Marc Anthony Hernandez (Heather), Nicole Hernandez, Cisco Farias, her greatgrandchildren Elijah, Marlie, Sylas and Maddie, her brother, Leonor Calvo. In addition, all her bonus grand and greatgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents Alfonso & Dolores, husband Mario and siblings, Alfonso, Rogelio, Jorge, Amparo, Asuncion, Margarita, Maria and Melquicide.
Services: Jan. 2, 2020 (Thursday) viewing 4-6pm followed by Rosary at Marshall-Spoo Funeral Home, Grover Beach at 6:00 p.m.
Jan. 3, 2020 (Friday) Funeral Mass 10am at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Arroyo Grande.Suite D, San L
Flowers can be sent or donations ion lieu of flowers can be made to the Central Coast Hospice, 253 Granada, Suite D, San Luis Obispo 93401
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