Carmen Hernandez

Obituary of Carmen Hernandez

Carmen A. Hernandez, age 58 of Bridgeport, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at her residence in Bridgeport. She was born in Camuy, Puerto Rico; daughter of the late Juan Hernandez and Ramona Rosado. Carmen served as a Homeschool Coordinator for the City of Bridgeport for 17 years, and a CNA for 21 years.  She is the loving mother of Fernando Monginho, Jr., Hilda Monginho (Carlos Colon), Tricia Monginho, Christina Monginho Constantino, and Veronica Pagan; the adoring grandmother of Lea Colon and Ayana Colon; the caring sister of Yvette Hernandez, Maria Hernandez, Lucia Collins, Pete Hernandez, Angel Hernandez, Peter Lopez, and Willie Hernandez; and the godmother of Eugene Barros-Pagan and Eric Gonzalez; and a host of nieces and nephews.  She is predeceased by Nayda Pagan.  Friends are invited to attend calling hours on Friday, May 5, 2017 from 6-8 P.M. at the Funeraria Luz de Paz, (Peaceful Light Funeral Home), 426 East Washington Ave., Bridgeport. Funeral services have been scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017 beginning at 8:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home followed by a 9 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Augustine Cathedral, 359 Washington Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Her interment will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery, Stratford, CT. Please sign our online Register book and Memorial Webpage where you may share your thoughts, memories, prayers, pictures and so much more and is found EXCLUSIVELY at