Hernandez, Joseph Alexander Alex 52, of Mesa peacefully passed away at his home on February 22, 2009 in the arms of his loving wife Diane. He was born on September 10, 1956 in Tempe, Arizona. Alex loved spending time with his family and loved to play his music with several bands in the Phoenix area. He was an amazing man who lived a wonderful, fulfilled life. He will be remembered as a strong, dedicated, independent, loving husband and father. He left behind his loving wife of 30 years, Diane, sons Christopher and Alexander and sister Lydia. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 am with Funeral Mass at 11:00 am, Wednesday, March 4, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1421 S. 12th Street. Interment will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements made through Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.