June 11, 1933 – August 5, 2022

Bernabe Munoz Hernandez Sr., 89, was born on June 11, 1933 to Faustino and Severa Hernandez in Gonzalez, Texas and passed away on August 5, 2022 in Pasadena, Texas. Bernabe Hernandez worked in the fields at the early age of 12 helping his father plant vegetables and cotton. He lived in Waelder, Texas, Needville, Texas and East Bernard, Texas.

Bernabe came to Pasadena, Texas in 1952 at the age of 19 years old and married Juanita Vera in 1954. He worked at the City of Pasadena in the Sanitation Department from 1953-1968 as a harbor and a truck driver; Champion Paper Mill from 1969-1976; House Foundation from 1978-1998 and retired in 1998. He also worked part time with RQ Mills from 1958-1965. Bernabe was of the catholic religion. He was always outspoken at church and different events. He helped out from cleaning, serving at events and welcoming the newcomers with their needs. He was a Guadalupano, praying was his priority. He prayed his rosary for 3 hours on his knees to his parents, siblings, children and grandchildren. He would also pray for the sick and the passing. Bernabe Hernandez hobbies were building houses, house foundation, healing, dancing (he was a great dancer). His favorite foods were watermelon, menudo, tamales and Mexican BBQ. During lent, his favorite things to cook were fish, fries, homemade coleslaw and hush puppies.
Bernabe Munoz Hernandez Sr. will be deeply missed by family and friends.

Bernabe is preceded in Death by his Parents, Faustino & Severa Hernandez; Spouse, Juanita Vera Hernandez; Son, Matthew Hernandez Sr.; Great Grandson Avery; Sisters, Paula Suarez & Martina Tamez.

He is survived by his Spouse Guadalupe Rodriguez Hernandez; Children, Carmen Vera, Justina Cuevas (Henry) Sebera Molina, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Paul Flores Jr. (Barbara), Benny Hernandez, Sabino Hernandez (Angie), and Francisco Hernandez; 22 Grandchildren; 52 Great Grandchildren; 7 Great-Great Grandchildren; Siblings Monica Tamez, Josephina, Pauline Gaitan, Luciano Hernandez, Jean Hernandez & Lewis Hernandez.

Service Information

Friday, August 12, 2022
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
7 p.m.

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
8706 Almeda Genoa Rd.
Houston, Texas 77075

Saturday, August 13, 2022
9 a.m.
Funeral Mass
10 a.m.

St. Pius Catholic Church
824 Main St.
Pasadena, Texas 77506

Interment will Follow
12 p.m.

Forest Park Lawndale
6900 Lawndale St.
Houston, Texas 77023


  1. Sabino Hernandez on August 10, 2022 at 12:35 pm

    My dear Dad I will miss you so much RIP Dad I love you!

    Your Son,

  2. Grace Hernandez on August 10, 2022 at 1:26 pm

    Thank you Grandpa for always being nice to me and blessing me, May you Rest In Peace. Love your youngest grandchild,

  3. Diana Elena Munoz Tucker on August 11, 2022 at 10:52 am

    Padrino, you looked after me when I was a young child living in Mexico. Thank you. May God Bless you for eternity. Amen.

  4. -Rachel Escareño Fanti on August 12, 2022 at 7:09 am

    Rest in peace Mr. Hernandez. I pray the Holy Spirit will comfort your family during this time.

  5. Jennifer Holy Hernandez on August 13, 2022 at 9:40 am

    Grandpa we love and miss you. Thank you for blessing us with prayers and gods word. Rest in peace and sing with the angels.

  6. Elvira Lucio Carrillo on August 13, 2022 at 12:17 pm

    Rest in Paradise Tio 😥

  7. Pablo Munoz on August 13, 2022 at 2:59 pm

    God is Great and He send Angels to take you to where is no pain and suffering. Compadre we are sad , but thinking that we have to dye to have the Eternal Life .Save a place for us. May you rest in Peace in Jesus Name…Amen. Pablo and Marissa Munoz Aguillon.