September 3, 1929 – June 16, 2010
Serafino Pascoal “Sandy” Fernandes passed away peacefully at the Foothills Hospital on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at the age of 80 years.
Serafino (Sandy) Fernandes was born in Tanga, Tanzania on September 3, 1929. He was married in 1969 and immigrated to Calgary, Canada in 1974. Sandy was predeceased by his loving wife Genevieve and daughter Luisa in 1994 and siblings, Andy, Dommie and Antoinette.
Sandy is survived by his sons, Greg (Martina) of Grande Prairie and Gerard (Dayami) of Calgary; grandchildren, Portia, Antonio, Ethan and Samara; and siblings, Justine (the late Hypolito), Januar (Roquella), Alcoque, Bessie, Florrie (Jai), Roque, Nery, Eugene (Patsy), Rose (Roldao), Delphin (John), Victor (Astrid). He will be greatly missed by all his nieces and nephews around the world.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, June 18, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church (1600 Acadia Drive S.E.) on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside service to follow at Queens Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust – FMC Unit 100/111 Stroke / Clinic Neurosciences, Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca .
In living memory of Serafino Fernandes, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences