Catarina A. Fernandes
PAWTUCKET - Catarina A. Fernandes, 96, of Collins Ave., passed away Sunday in the Memorial Hospital, Pawtucket. She was the beloved wife of Herminio A. Fernandes.
Born in Rio de Janeiro she was the daughter of the late Joaquim and Silvana (Salustio) Loureiro. She came to this country from Portugal 63 years ago and had resided in Cumberland and had lived in Pawtucket for the past 37 years.
She was employed by the former American Insulated Wire Co., Pawtucket for over 30 years until her retirement. Mrs. Fernandes was a dedicated communicant of Our Lady of Fatima Church, Cumberland.
Besides her beloved husband she leaves a sister Ilda Loureiro Abrantes of Espinho, Portugal and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Hermino, Aurelio, Miguel, Ramiro Antonio, Maria and Ana Loureiro Salustio and Delfina Fernandes.
A celebration of her life will be held Wednesday morning with calling hours from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd. Rte. 122, Cumberland. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Dr., Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. St. Mary Cemetery, Pawtucket. Please omit flowers. Directions/Guest Book: jjduffyfuneralhome.com