Obituary of Flora Hernandez
Flora Hernandez of Bronx, NY died on March 12, 2023 at the
age of 86. Sadly, she succumbed to a heart condition and lung disease.
Born in Puerto Rico on April 12, 1936 she was the daughter of
Bernardo Mercado and Sofia Aponte de Mercado.
On June 19, 1953, she married Victoriano Hernandez (now deceased).
Together they raised 9 children. Flora was devoted to Christ. She had a strong nurturing
spirit and desire to love and care for all in need of a mother’s love.
She was the friend to many, especially neighbors whom she saw as
extended family. Flora was real and displayed a purity of being, rarely seen.
She lived by the biblical passage: “If God is for us, who could be against us.”
Therefore, we are victors and will never be defeated.
She loved sacred music and loved to sing praises to her Lord and King.
She loved her husband and children passionately and is survived
by her sisters, Julia, Maria Antonia, Olga Iris, Carmen Consuelo and Carmen Dolores; and brothers
Bernardo Jr., Jose Antonio and Juan Antonio; and children;
Nydia Rosa, Victor Manuel, Elizabeth, Luis Antonio, Sandra, Carlos and Lissette.
She is also survived by her 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Sadly, she was predeceased by her son Jose in 1983 and her daughter Janet in 1977.
She was that virtuous woman that was beloved by all her family and friends;
She is our beloved Queen.
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