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Salomon Hernandez

November 28, 1935 ~ February 24, 2019 (age 83)

Salomon Hernandez, 83, of Laureldale, passed away Sunday, February 24th in Manor Care Health Services in Laureldale.

He was married to Esther (Entrialgo) Hernandez. Salomon and Esther would share fifty nine loving years of marriage on August of this year.

Born in Regla, Cuba, he was the son of the late Vincente Hernandez and Sara (Font) Hernandez.

He was a union painter for IUPAT, Local 2011,in  Reading for forty years retiring in 1996.

He was a Philadelphia Phillies fan and enjoyed coin collecting.

Salomon loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Surviving is a daughter, Naomi Cartagena of Muhlenberg Twp.

There are four grandchildren, Dawn Williams and husband David, Melissa Cartagena, Jessica Hoffman, and Melanie Ziegler and husband Justin.

There are ten great grandchildren.

Also a sister, Dora Hernandez.

He is predeceased by a son, John Cartagena and his wife Rose Cartagena.

He is also predeceased by two sisters and one brother.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 1st at 1:00 pm in the Milkins Giles Funeral Home, Inc., 4914 Kutztown Rd., Temple with Rev. Dr. Daniel Lute officiating.

A viewing will be held on Friday one hour prior to the funeral service.

Interment will follow in Berks County Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. at







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