John Fernandes, Jr. "Papa" MOORESVILLE - John "Papa" Fernandes, Jr., 73, of Mooresville, NC, formerly of Billerica, Mass., passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House, Huntersville, N.C. He was born in Somerville, Mass. on May 21, 1940 to the late John & Gabriella Fernandes. He was a supervisor with General Dynamics before his retirement. John served his country in the US Air Force. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Carol Fernandes; son, Randy Fernandes; daughter, Debora Strachan & son-in-law, Stephen; sisters, Theresa Doherty & Lorraine Hughey; brother, George Fernandes; sister-in-law, Dorothy Teagle; brother-in-law, William Curley; grandchildren, Derith & Dylan Fernandes, H. Michael, Jack, McCarthy and Gabriella Strachan. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, February 6, from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville. Services will be on Friday, February 7 at 11:00 AM in Cavin-Cook Funeral Home Chapel with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Levine & Dickson Hospice House, 11900 Vanstory Dr., Huntersville, N.C. 28078. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, 494 East Plaza Dr., Mooresville, N.C. 28115, is serving the Fernandes family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.
Cavin-Cook Funeral Home
494 E.Plaza Drv Mooresville, NC 28115-0977
Published in Charlotte Observer on Feb. 4, 2014