East Greenwich - Michael A. Fernandes, 53, of Middle Rd., died, Sunday, November 18, 2018 in Rhode Island Hospital with his family by his side.
Born in Woonsocket, son of Nelson Fernandes Sr. and the late Doris (Carr) Fernandes.
Michael was a self employed painter and in his younger years worked as a delivery driver for Gardella’s produce. He enjoyed taking walks in the wood’s and loved Nature. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Besides his father Nelson Sr., he is survived by his 5 siblings, Nelson Fernandes Jr. and his wife Donna of GA, Steven Fernandes and his wife Wendy of Woonsocket, Debra Cote of GA, Gail Boucher of Woonsocket and Hope Charron and her husband Ronald of FL. And several nieces and nephews. And Tanya Thompson, his partner for 20 years.
A Funeral Mass will be held Friday, December 7, 2018 at 10 AM in St. Charles Church, N. Main St., Woonsocket, RI 02895. Burial will be in St. Charles Cemetery, Farm St. Blackstone, MA. Relatives and friends are invited.
Calling hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Dana Farber Center in Michaels memory.