FERNANDEZ, Raymond 84, of Clearwater, died on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 at Brookside Hospice House under the care of Suncoast Hospice. Raised in Bronx, NY, he moved here from Yorktown Heights, NY in 1996. Ray attended Brooklyn College and graduated from Pace University and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. He retired as a financial manager from Eastman Kodak after 20 years. He was an Army veteran of Korea, earning the rank of Corporal. He was a member of Espiritu Santo Catholic Church in Safety Harbor. He enjoyed history, music and theater. Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Veronica; son Raymond and his wife Lillian of Wellington, FL; daughter, Karen Fernandez of Charlotte, NC; sister, Carmen Mahabal of Columbia, MD; and three grandchildren, Raymond, Gabriel, and Isabella. A Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 am on Saturday, Dec. 7, at Espiritu Santo Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the
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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Dec. 6, 2013