Wilford Hernandez


Hernandez, Wilford I.

91 years, passed away peacefully on December 3, 2021 at the Sun Parlor Home. Beloved husband of Roberta Hernandez for 49 years. Loving father of Terry June Dunn (Francis) and Joy Peralta (Sean). Cherished Grandpa of Daniel, Joshua and Sarah Dunn. Predeceased by his parents Mauro and Rita Hernandez and his brothers Art (Anna), Earl (Mary) and sister Linda. Dear brother of Juanita (Lanny) Wigle, David (Yvonne) Hernandez and Phil (Brenda) Hernandez. He will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Wilford was a veteran of Royal Canadian Air Force. Wilf was well known for drilling fresh water wells and soil testing. He was a Trustee for the Essex County District School Board. Wilf enjoyed reading, especially books on history and sharing conversations with everyone he met. He loved to tease and make people laugh. Wilford had a strong faith in Jesus which he instilled in his family. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home, 87 Maidstone Avenue East, Essex (519-776-4233) on Monday, December 6, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Wilf's life on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 from the Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Due to COVID restrictions, visitation and funeral celebration is limited to a specific number of visitors. Only those with an appointment will be allowed in. Please book an appointment at www.reidfuneralhome.ca. Everyone must wear a mask. Interment Greenhill Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations made to Faithville, Sun Parlor Home or Essex Food Bank would be appreciated. Share words of comfort at www.reidfuneralhome.ca