Age 86, of Santa Ana. Entered Into Eternal Rest on July 25, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 6, 1932, in Mexico, the beloved daughter to her mother, Teodora Diaz. Soon after marrying her soulmate Juan Hernandez, they went on to begin a family that included daughters: Carmen, Alicia, Irma and Lidia; and sons: Luis (d.2016), Victor, Manuel, Miguel, & Benito. Maria Elena worked tirelessly as a mother and housewife, creating a wonderful environment for her growing family. She will be dearly missed.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 2, 2018 at St. Anne Catholic Church located at 1344 S. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92707. Rosary at 9:45AM and Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30AM. Interment will follow at Fairhaven Memorial Park 1702 Fairhaven Avenue, Santa Ana, CA.