Celia C. Hernandez


Celia C. Hernandez, 70, passed away peacefully at her home in Lockhart on April 16, 2009, with family near her.

Celia was born on Nov. 9, 1938, and raised in Lockhart, Texas. She was a dedicated nurse aide at Golden Age Home for 36 years.

She was one of 13 children born to the late Frank and Antonia Capello and was the beloved wife of Antonio Hernandez for

51 years.

Celia will forever be remembered by her beloved children: Gloria Hernandez, Barbara Hernandez and husband, Alfred Aguilar, Tony Hernandez, Jr. and wife, Beatrice Caudillo, and adopted daughter, Theo Davis; her treasured grandchildren: Jessica Aguilar, Alfred J. Aguilar, II, Michael Aguilar and Mikayla Hernandez; and great-grandchild AJ Aguilar, III. She also leaves to cherish her memory her devoted brothers: Ruben Capello, Damien Capello, Ernest Capello and James Capello; her loving sisters: Susan C. Tristan, Mary Capello, Velinia C. Martinez, Peggy Capello, Elda C. Velasquez and Vivian Capello; and countless other family members and friends who were blessed to know her. Her brother Norbert Capello preceded her in death.

Celia loved listening to music, laughing, cooking and being with family and friends. Celia touched the lives of many people with her smile and generosity, and was the best friend anyone could ever have.
A Recitation of the Holy Rosary was held at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2009, at McCurdy Funeral Home. Mass was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lockhart with Father Robert Becker officiating. Interment followed at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Lockhart, Texas.
Serving as pallbearers were: Tony Hernandez, Jr., AJ Aguilar, Jr., Michael Aguilar, Stevie Martinez, Robert Felan and Robert Capello.

Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-4791.


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