Elizabeth M Hernandez, beloved sister, aunt, great aunt, cousin and friend, passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Liz, the daughter of the late Ralph and Esther Hernandez, was born on October 9, 1960. Liz spent her childhood growing up in Duarte, CA before moving to La Verne in 1973. Liz graduated from Bonita High school in 1978. After high school, Liz worked for a pharmaceutical company where she met her best friend Margaret. When Liz had enough of the pill place, she left to start her career with the U.S. Post Office. For 20 plus years, Liz was a letter carrier in the cities of San Marino, South Pasadena and Sierra Madre. Liz enjoyed working for the residents of Sierra Madre. Anyone who knew Liz, knew she was a big hearted person. Liz was always there to lend a helping hand, even if she didn't know you. Liz enjoyed playing BINGO! (Thanks to Mom and cousin Linda). She also loved taking trips to Vegas and being the chauffeur for Mom and Sylvia as well as going to San Manuel for her birthday free play. Liz had a great passion for photography. Every party or special occasion Liz was always there to capture the moment, if you happened to be eating she didn't care, she would still snap your picture. Speaking of eating, Liz prided herself on keeping our family tradition going by making tamales at Christmas time and menudo on New Year's. Let's not forget the famous macaroni salad that she made for every celebration.
The one thing that she enjoyed with every beat of her heart was being "Tia". Tia Liz really enjoyed putting a smile on the faces of her nieces and nephews. But when the great nieces and nephews started coming into the world, Tia Liz's glow was even brighter. Tia always had the healing touch, she was the "go to" person when life got challenging, she would teach life lessons and share her knowledge of life. Her words, her love, her care always made everything better and the entire family knew it.
Tia Liz is survived by her sister Trish Hernandez, brother Ralph L Hernandez (Nicole), three nephews, four nieces, thirteen great nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.
Liz was truly a one of a kind person with a huge caring heart. Liz, you will be deeply missed but never forgotten.
"You already know.....We Love you!"
Arrangements are under the direction of Douglass & Zook Funeral and Cremation Services, Monrovia, California.
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