Esterlita “Ester” Hernandez passed away at VGH on August 16, 2019 in Vancouver, BC due to a 5 year battle with bone cancer. She was 72 years old.
Mrs. Hernandez was born 1947 in Manila, Philippines to her parents Benedicto and Felicidad Enriquez. She moved to Canada at a young age of 19 and worked as a seamstress.
Later on in her career she earned her cooking certificate and became the assistant cook of Parkwood Manor Retirement Home in Coquitlam for over 20 years. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish in Port Moody for 35 years and was an active member of the church choir for 22 years. She enjoyed cooking, dancing and singing in her spare time.
Mrs. Hernandez is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Elaine and Michael of Vancouver.
Mrs. Hernandez will have her funeral mass service on August 23rd at 11am at Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Vancouver. All are welcome to attend.
A celebration of life is TBD. The family is grateful for condolences, donations and prayers but declines flowers.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence for the family.
August 16th 2019
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Esterlita “Ester Hernandez..
Death notice for the town of: Aldergrove, Province: Colombie britanique