Hector G. Piña, age 83 had his loving wife, family members and friends at his side, on Friday afternoon August 31, 2018 at Park Central Care and Rehab Center in Fremont Ca., when he was welcomed into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

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Hector was born in Mexico. He was the oldest of seven children. In his early twenties Hector left his beloved country of birth and moved to America where he sought a better life for himself and his family. A longtime resident of Newark, Ca. he loved and served his community through his church and Latinos Unidos de Newark (LUNA). Hector was a very caring person who loved everyone. He would often share many of his life’s experiences with anyone willing to listen. He was very proud of his family and would often share these simple words, “I thank God for my family.”

Hector is joining his parents, two sons and son in law in Heaven. He is survived by his loving wife of over 63 years one son, three son in laws, four daughters, two daughter in laws and his many loving grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister and five brothers, and their loving families as well as two brother in laws and other extended family members. Hector was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He will be remembered for loving God, his family and friends as well as his sense of humor.

The Piña Family would like to extend our gratitude to all the staff at Vitas Hospice and Park Central Care and Rehab Center for their compassion and loving care.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday September 29, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at Fremont Chapel of the Roses, 1940 Peralta Blvd Fremont Ca 94536. Officiating will be Chaplain Mark Goodwin.