Funeral services for Sophia P. Hernandez, 58, of Phoenix, will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Oct. 18, 2010, at Waymaker Church with The Rev. Mike Knowlton of ficiating. Sophia passed away Oct. 12, 2010, in Glendale, Ariz.
Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, from 3 to 5 p.m. Sophia was born in Roswell on Aug. 15, 1952, to Adolph Sr., and Nora Castrillo. She adored her grandchildren. She had the sweetest and kindest heart and had a love for everyone she met. She was never seen without a smile. She just had to have her coffee and cigarette.
Sophia loved music, dancing, shoes, and purses. Sophia is survived by her husband, Pedro Hernandez, of Phoenix; two daughters, Angel Hernandez, of Phoenix, and Nadia Hernandez, of Roswell ; one son, Miguel Hernandez, of Roswell; four brothers, Adolph Jr., and wife, Cecelia Castrillo, Rudy, and wife, Gayla Castrillo, and Louie Castrillo, all of Roswell, and Lalo and wife, Yolanda, of Las Cruces; one sister, Priscilla Castrillo, of Roswell; 10 grandchildren, Miguel Hernandez, of Phoenix, Zhaâ€™Nae Rojoas Hernandez, Isabel and Jorge Rojas, all of Phoenix, Xavier, Gabriel, Destiny, Dominic and Izaak Hernandez, of Roswell; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Nora Castrillo; her brother, Arthur Castrillo; and her grandson, Angel Michael Hernandez. Pallbearers will be Adolph, Louie, Lalo, Rudy, Lalo Jr., and Arthur Castrillo and Miguel and Xavier Hernandez.
Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family in the online register book at andersonbethany.com. Services are under the direction of Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home & Crematory.