Victoria “Vicky” Ann Hernandez of Caro, age 58, passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at United Hospice Residence in Marlette following a courageous battle with cancer. Vicky was born January 17, 1961, in Ford Hood, Texas, the daughter of Mary (Ott) Counseler and the late Gary Counseler and was a graduate of Caro High School Class of 1979. She was united in marriage with Tom Hernandez on April 12, 1980, in Caro. Vicky was employed as the shipping manager with SRS Pharmacy Systems, worked as a para-pro at McComb School for many years, and various other retail businesses around Caro. She was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Caro and the L.W.M.L., taught Sunday school, was a youth group leader and participated in Servant events. Vicky loved spending time with her grandchildren, and enjoyed football, vacations, Disney, fishing, camping and cooking.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 39 years, Thomas Hernandez; two children and their spouses: Jody and Aaron Barrigar of Cass City, Travis and Kayla Hernandez of Caro; grandchildren: Dylan, Bryce and Isla; and her mother, Mary Counseler of New Braunfels, Texas. In addition to her father, Vicky was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Counselor.
In keeping with Victoria’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2019, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Caro with Rev. Cameron Steele officiating. The family will be present to receive friends at the Ransford Collon Funeral Home in Caro on Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Vicky Hernandez Family Discretionary Fund, c/o Tom Hernandez, 205 West Sherman Street, Caro, MI 48723. The family was assisted with these arrangements by the Ransford Collon Funeral Home of Caro. Friends may share memories, thoughts and prayers online at

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