Patricia A. (Dell'Orfano) Hernandez
Patricia A. Hernandez, 71
Dateline: Mansfield, MA
Patricia A. (Dell’Orfano) Hernandez, age 71, a lifelong resident of Mansfield, passed away peacefully, in the comfort of her home, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth A. Hernandez, to whom she was wed for nearly fifty years at the time of his death on November 4, 2020.
Born in Boston, MA on April 9, 1951, she was a loving daughter of the late Alfred A. and Margaret M. (Kimbley) Dell’Orfano.
Pat grew up in town and was a 1969 graduate of Mansfield High School. Prior to retiring, she had worked as an Accounts Receivable Manager at the Horizon House Publication Company in Norwood for nearly thirty years.
A communicant of Saint Mary’s Church in Mansfield, Pat was happiest when spending time with her adoring family, especially during the holidays, which included Christmas, when she made her world-famous lasagna. She also enjoyed gardening, reading and maintaining a lifelong place in her heart for animals.
She is survived by her devoted children: Kenneth A. Hernandez, Jr. and his wife Kimberly of Mansfield and Katherine A. Hernandez of Mansfield. She was the cherished grandmother of Reid Holleran of Providence and is also survived by her loving nieces and nephews.
Services and burial will be private and visiting hours are omitted.
Those wishing may remember Patricia with a donation in her memory made to Hope Health Hospice, 10 Emory Street, Attleboro, MA 02703 or the Mansfield Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 25, Mansfield, MA 02048.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home, 55 North Main St., Mansfield.
To send his family a message of condolence, please visit www.shermanjackson.com