Hermie F. Aquino, 79, of Mountain View died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at El Camino Hospital surrounded by his family.
He was born September 10, 1933 in San Clemente, Tarlac in the Philippines to the late Genaro and Perpetua. In addition to his parents, Aquino is preceded in death by his son Gerry.
After graduating from the University of the East, Aquino and his wife Esperanza followed his brothers Fred and Ray to the United States in 1963. With his strong work ethic he found work at Rickey's Hyatt House and as the neighborhood mechanic, before joining Hewlett Packard where he ultimately retired after 32 years of service.
Aquino was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who always gave unconditional love. He always enjoyed spending time with his family and especially delighted in watching his grandchildren. He enjoyed spending his spare time fishing, reading and watching politics, and watching the San Francisco Giants.
Aquino is survived by his wife, Esperanza, with whom he celebrated 52 years of marriage; two children, daughter Hilda Weeks and husband Michaell of Warrenton, VA; and son Jim of Mountain View; two grandchildren, Travis and Tyler; and many extended family members and friends.
The family received friends on Monday, Nov. 26 at the Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary, 96 W. El Camino Real in Mountain View. A graveside funeral service as held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 22555 Cristo Rey Dr., Los Altos, with burial immediately following.
This obituary has been provided courtesy of the Cusimano Family Colonial Mortuary.
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