OGDEN, Utah — Ernestine “Tina” E. Rivera Hernandez, 73, died July 2, 2012, surrounded by family and friends.
She was born July 6, 1938 to Jose E. Rivera and Dolores Brito.
Tina attended elementary school in Monte Vista, Colo., Mound Fort Jr. High and Ben Lomond High School in Ogden. She worked and retired from St Benedicts, aka Ogden Regional Hospital, in the NIC Unit for many enjoyable years.
She enjoyed fishing and camping, knitting, arts and crafts and, especially, her family.
Her parents, several brothers, and sister, one son in-law, several nieces and nephews and her most precious four legged children, Chico and Sammy Hernandez.
Survivors include her husband, friend and soul mate, Armando R Hernandez; children from her first marriage to Gary J McCrary, Wanda (Jerry) Hendricks, Gary B McCrary, Christy (Simon) Perez, Catherine (Dana) Goddard and Shelva (Scott) Gaudette; stepchildren, Armando (Connie) Hernandez, Rick (Bunny) Hernandez, and Ray (Angela) Hernandez ; eight grandchildren, 12 step grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; 18 step great-grandchildren; brother Harold Rivera of Lander Wyo.; and sister, Priscilla (Tony) Garcia of Monte Vista.
The Mass was Friday, July 6, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ogden. Burial in Lindquist’s Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch,.