Nicolasa Peña Hernandez, 89, of Monahans, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa. She was born September 18, 1926 in Inde, Durango, Mexico to Belen and Maria (Contreras) Peña.
She married Manuel C. Hernandez on August 23, 1950. She was a housewife and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed being outdoors and gardening.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Manuel C. Hernandez; infant daughter, Maria Jesus Hernandez; brother, Dolores Peña; and sister, Guadalupe P. Mendoza.
Nicolasa is survived by her son, Manuel P. Hernandez and wife Karen of Allen; daughters, Elfida H. Ramirez and husband Frankie of Monahans and Delma H. Diaz of Odessa; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brother, Ruben Peña; and sister, Maria de la Cruz Calderon.
Visitation will be at Harkey Funeral Home on Friday, November 13, 2015 from 1 - 8 PM, Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 2 - 8 PM, and Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 2 - 9 PM, with the Rosary being recited Sunday evening at 7 PM. Funeral services will be Monday, November 16, 2015 at 2 PM at St. John's Catholic Church with Fr. John Lucido officiating followed by interment in Monahans Memorial Cemetery.