Rose Betty Hernandez

Date of Birth

August 3, 1930

Date of Death

July 19, 2016

ROSE BETTY HERNANDEZ, passed away on July 19, 2016. Rose was born on August 3, 1930 in Tucson, Arizona to Joseph and Louise Sanchez.

She was the oldest of 6 siblings, Sam Sanchez, Gabe (Michelle) Garcia, Jerry and Mary Garcia, and Frank Colozo.

Rose leaves behind her four Children, Tony (Jeanene) Hernandez, Josephine (Robert) Heighes, Margaret (Phil) Mathis, and Edward Hernandez.

Seven Grandchildren, Melissa (Steve) Burick, Thomas, Daniel, and Nevaeh Rose Hernandez, Benjamin (Jenni) Heighes, David and Cari Mathis.

As well as 4 Great-Grandchildren, Allura Burick, Selena Serfes, Kaylie and Cassandra Mathis.

Rose worked in the Electronics Industry. She retired from Santa Barbara Research, a job she loved! After retiring Rose was introduced to the Braile Institute by her very special friend, Adelaide Ortega. Rose became a dedicated volunteer here for many years and enjoyed it immensely! Rose also enjoyed traveling and camping after retiring.

Mom was the rock of our family. Her strength is in our blood. She was devoted, kind, and generous. She was our rock and will be forever in our hearts. Mom, we will always remember all the great times we had growing up.

We all miss you dearly! Peace, Love, and Rest!


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