Uriel R. Hernandez

January 25, 1935 - December 09, 2014 

Uriel R. Hernandez

January 25, 1935 - December 09, 2014 

Obituary for Uriel R. Hernandez

Uriel R. Hernandez, 79, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Rome on January 25, 1935, the son of Antonio and Mary Elmore Hernandez. On May 8, 1954, he married Beverly Burch. She passed away on February 12, 2010.
Uriel worked for several years at Steel Treaters, Inc. in Oriskany.
He loved playing the horses, gardening and mowing the lawn. He picked worms with his grandchildren for local fisherman.
He is survived by: five daughters and four sons-in-law, Brenda and John Meeker, Sr., Neva and Lee Littel, Ada and Wayne Schaller, Anna and John Reese, and Paula Hernandez, all of Rome; two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Vera Hernandez and Uriel C. and Debbie Hernandez, all of Rome; sister, Nora Proper, of Rome; brother and sister-in-law, Martin and Rita Hernandez, of Havelock, NC; twenty-two grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a special friends, Sweet Girl Lacy Jennison and Richard Burke. He predeceased by his parents and step-brother, Gilbert Lovett.
Uriel’s family would like to thank the nurses and aides on Bethany Gardens 2nd Floor and Rome Memorial Hospital 2nd Floor for the wonderful care.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 6pm at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome. Interment will take place in the Spring in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday prior to the service from 3-6pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Uriel’s memory may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care.

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