Charles P. Hernandez, 86, of Beachwood, New Jersey died peacefully on December 27, 2017. Charlie was born on April 9, 1931 in New York City to Loretto and Apolonia Hernandez. He lived for many years in Sunnyside, Queens NY where he raised his family. He retired to Beachwood, NJ 16yrs ago and just recently moved to Whiting NJ. He had a long distinguished career with New York State Department of Corrections. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Elaine Valdastri Hernandez; and his children Peter and wife Maryann, Robert and wife Geri, Lisa and husband Noel, Lauri and husband Thomas, daughters Joanne and Donna and their families. He will be forever missed by his grandchildren Laura, Christina, Charlie, Amanda, Ryan, Robbie, Gavin, CJ, and Michael and his great grandchildren. Also surviving is his loving sister-in-law Loraine Calderone and his nephews John and Dominic Calderone and their families. He was a loving husband and devoted father who will be dearly missed by his beloved family.
Visiting hours will be Saturday, December 30th, from 2-5 PM with a prayer service at 4:30 PM in The Mastapeter Funeral Home, 270 Atlantic City Boulevard, Bayville, New Jersey. Cremation will be private.