Armando G. HernandezOctober 29, 1966 ~ October 19, 2017 (age 50)
Armando G. Hernandez passed away unexpectedly on October 19, 2017 in Napa, CA at the age of 51. He was born in El Llano, Michoacan. At a very young age he and his family relocated to St. Helena California where he was raised.
After graduating from Justin Siena High School in 1985 he continued his education at Napa Valley Junior College. Armando entered an apprentice program with Waste Management, Inc. and finished his education at the College of Alameda with a Heavy Duty Mechanics Degree and was State Licensed as a Journeyman Technician.
Armando worked for Inglenook Winery. There he learned the art of making wine. As he taught this skill to his younger brothers, they all realized this would be only one of many passions they would always share. Armando left the wine industry and worked for Epps Chevrolet, Ed Bozarth Chevrolet, Jimmy Vasser Toyota and Bonanza Ford. Working for these car dealerships as well as driven by his love for his 67 Camaro SS and 69 Chevelle SS he knew in his heart that being a mechanic was his calling. 16 years ago Armando found his permanent workplace with his work family at Waste Management Inc. While working for Waste Management Inc. he pursued his calling and vocation of choice to become a Journeymaniesel Technician.
He is survived by his wife Judith of 24 years, his children Monique and Marco (his pride and joy). His parents Jesus and Ma.Elena, his siblings Jesus (Megan), Guillermo (Holly), Julian, Teresita (Jorge) and his nephews and niece Necalli, Penelope, Miguel Angel and Brian.
A Mass will be said for him at St. Apollinaris Catholic Church (3700 Lassen St, Napa),
on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Viewing will be in the Tulocay Chapel (411 Coombsville Road, Napa) on Sunday, November 5, 2017 starting at 12:00p.m. The Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. Memories may be shared at www.Tulocaycemetery.org.